Tilbury Docks In Ship-Shape

Tilbury Container Services Limited, Forth Ports’ associate company, has shown a significant improvement in its volumes and profitability in the first half of 2010 compared with the equivalent period last year.

Austerity Budget To Hit Thurrock

Council salaries frozen for two years; child benefit on ice for three years; Surestart grant restricted to first child and £11 billion worth of welfare savings are the “highlights” of Chancellor’s George Osbourne “Austerity” Budget.

First Month Triumph For Best Buy

They are helped by having a General Manager such as Kam Prajapati who possesses such enthusiasm and zeal that has translated into sales. Even avid Apple fans have flocked to the store to buy out the shop’s stock of I-Pads.

Taco Bell Comes To Lakeside

The company, which will open its first Taco Bell outlet at the Lakeside Shopping Centre in Essex at the end of June, said there was a gap in the UK market for a fast food concept that wasn’t burger-led.

Tilbury Firms Given £5m Boost

Such massive amounts of backdated business rates came as a major shock to the firms involved and badly affected their cash flow so Essex FSB is very pleased that the new Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, Eric Pickles, has acted rapidly to freeze demands for payments and is now looking at ways of axing the backdated rates bills completely.

Helping Businesses Grow Their Market

Knowledge Thurrock Innovation Associates (KTIA) is offering the free training at an interactive workshop in Grays during May. KTIA is a Thurrock Council initiative that supports local small and medium sized businesses to deliver specific projects which ideally benefit the bottom line and support carbon reduction.

Next Top Boss Launch

A host of organisations took the students through their paces as they learned how to brand their product. The experience was invaluable for all the students. Not only was it fun, a valuable addition to their cv but also enabled the students to gain some key skills.

Essex FSB welcomes coalition Government

The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) today welcomes the new coalition Government formed by the Conservative Party and Liberal Democrat Party, and congratulates David Cameron on becoming the UK’s new Prime Minister and Nick Clegg as the new Deputy Prime Minister.   The coalition will provide certainty for businesses and the stock market. Essex FSB […]

Thurrock is Going Green

At a packed early morning meeting at Orsett Hall Business leaders listened to speakers talking about energy reduction and assistance with their carbon economy programme. The event was organised by Thurrock Borough Council and Business Link East.

Best Buy Opens in Lakeside

The Thurrock one is designed to be very easy to spot what you want. Various zones are filled with items relating to specific gadget types and pretty much everything sold there is on display to fiddle with. That’s also a refreshing change so there are no hidden surprises when you get home and open a box.

Say Goodbye To Room Hire

Don’t waste your money paying for room hire, Park Inn’s is complimentary. Don’t pay your deposit on your wedding venue until you have seen theirs. The money you save will pay for your honeymoon!

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