But far too many of our cities and towns are creating ‘Clone Town Britain’. As ambassador for this campaign I agree with Essex FSB that we need to stand up as a united voice and together we will tell the Government, to Keep Trade Local.
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.
“I have asked for further advice from officials on the costs, possible funding sources and benefits of options to improve the performance of the Dartford Crossing, such as the use of newer charging technologies.”
But the team have done more than simply create a new seating area for the town’s book lovers; they raised money to do the work with a ten-mile sponsored walk and a car wash.
Jackie wants to see the private sector going again, borrowing to decrease and a sharper focus to the economy with a big push to get more people off benefits and into work.
“That means the plans to exempt firms from paying up to £5,000 a year in NIC for taking on up to 10 new staff is a move the FSB welcomes but where the plan goes wrong is by excluding businesses in London, the South East and East of England from this scheme.
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.
“While Essex FSB appreciates that the deficit needs to be reduced rapidly and drastically that must not be done at the expense of businesses which generate economic wealth.
The Park Inn Thurrock completes its refurbishment and launches its challenge to become Thurrocks Flagship hotel.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The I-Pad goes on sale from friday at Apple, Lakeside. I-Pad and YourThurrock is a marriage made in heaven.
In the first Queen’s Speech of the new coalition Government the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) welcomes moves to safeguard jobs and support the economy as well as investing in high-speed broadband.
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.
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 […]
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.
Hordon youngster wins coveted award
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.
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!
Palmer’s students sign up in droves for Thurrock’s Next Top Boss.
Council under pressure to sign prompt payment pledge.
From today, businesses in Thurrock that think their new rateable values are wrongly calculated can lodge an appeal