High Chelmer receives Business Youth Empowerment Award
On Wednesday 11th November Mick McDonagh General Manager for High Chelmer attended the YMCA awards at Chelmsford City Council chambers to receive a Business Youth Empowerment Award. Mick McDonagh said, “My team and I were delighted more
The Lubron UK team were delighted to win an award at the recent Green Essex Awards. The awards are designed to recognise and reward companies, organisations, community projects, education establishments and charities within the county of Essex for their efforts to reduce their carbon footprints more
(Left to right. Sue Jackson clinic assistant Paramjit Nandhra senior associate chiropractor
Melanie Cutting chiropractor and medical herbalist Arif Soomro)
Founders of Cliffs Chiropractic Clinic in Westcliff-on-Sea, Arif Soomro and Melanie Cutting, received the highest accolade from the British more
Steady economic growth is one of the reasons Essex law firm Birkett Long has seen a raft of new faces recruited to its commercial real estate department.
Since the beginning of the year four people have been appointed to the team including new partner Justin Stock and solicitors Simon Green and Bradley more
The Colchester Business Enterprise Agency (Colbea) has been recognised by the National Enterprise Network (NEN) in its 2015 awards for the impact it has made on the local community over the past year.
In a year featuring the launch of an Essex-wide business competition and a new East Essex business more
It’s the third year running now that we’ve supported Priti Patel MP and her ever growing “Get Witham Working” campaign.
This year’s location at Rickstone’s Academy was ideal for School/College pupils along with the Witham community to engage with local businesses, more
Abellio Greater Anglia has opened a new nationwide cycle hire scheme at Billericay rail station.
Travellers using Billericay station can discover the sights on two wheels thanks to Abellio Greater Anglia’s new ‘Bike and Go’ initiative, the UK’s first major more
Brainwave Children’s Charity would like to thank Essex Chamber of Commerce for the lovely teddy bears that were given to us at the Southend Breakfast Networking Group. Gerry Gould – Community Manager for Brainwave said ‘It was a lovely surprise to receive these teddy bears at the more
One of the top Essex legal firms Birkett Long says it has been so rewarded with seeing the progress of apprentices through the past few years that it is urging other businesses to make a New Year’s resolution to follow suit.
Birkett Long, which has offices in Basildon, Chelmsford and more
During 2016 Radio Essex are giving listeners the chance to see the planet’s biggest artists in the world’s coolest venues as we bring Essex the World Tour.
The first leg of the tour began in February where listeners had the chance to see the legend Lionel Richie at the Planet Hollywood more
Mercury Theatre Colchester is one of 16 organisations nationwide to reach the final stage of an Arts Council England major funding scheme
Arts Council awards £478,000 to advance extensive rebuild plans, with an invitation to apply for a further £3.5m
Colchester Council is more
Leading Essex Law firm Thompson Smith and Puxon (TSP) is pleased to announce the appointment of Fiona M Ashworth Ltd as a new partner in the firm. Fiona Ashworth, the director of Fiona M Ashworth Ltd, has worked at TSP leading the Wills and Estates team since August 2014. This appointment more
(Pictured below from the left: Will Quince, first place prize winner Layyina Tamanni, James
Cracknell of Tutor Doctor Colchester North, third place prize winner Olivia Etim,second place
winner Chloe Gregory and Sally Anderson-Wai of Write Wai PR & Copywriting Services).
Two entrepreneurs more
Chelmsford-based multi-media agency RP2 Global has teamed up with Britain’s newest racecourse to help them achieve ambitious plans to put them on the map for 2016.
Chelmsford City Racecourse opened for business early last year and staged 58 fixtures throughout the 12 months - this more
(Pictured: WK Southend's Paul East (middle left) with the Benfleet Vikings team leaders).
Top 20 UK accountancy firm, Wilkins Kennedy’s Southend office, has announced the third sporting sponsorship in six months in the form of Benfleet Vikings RFC.
It all started in July when WK Southend more
One of the South East’s leading firms of independent chartered accountants RDP Newmans has pledged to respond to all calls and emails within 24 hours.
The standard set by the firm goes far beyond the promise of many other firms and is part of the practice’s recently launched more
(Pictured left to right are Victoria Fenner, Philip George, David Cant and Suzanne Revett).
Over the past 18 months hardworking staff at Essex firm Birkett Long raised over £11,000 for the firm’s chosen charity, The Rob George Foundation.
To raise this incredible amount, members more
Foxburrow Grange was delighted to welcome The Mayor of Colchester, Cllr Theresa Higgins for a tour of the home and to meet residents and staff for a thoroughly enjoyable time on a very sunny Thursday afternoon.
Residents of Foxburrow Grange, the specialist nursing and dementia care more
The Face Painting Shop which offers face and body painting products was recently selected to join the Google Certified Shops program. To help shoppers identify online merchants that offer a great shopping experience, the Google Certified Shops badge is awarded to e-commerce sites more
Birkett Long colleagues of Charlotte Adams, who lost her life to sudden adult death syndrome, have chosen Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) as the company’s charity of the year.
Each year the firm, which has offices in Chelmsford, Colchester and Basildon, raises thousands of pounds for a more
John Baumback will move into the Seetec leadership role as Managing Director responsible for Skills, Work, Health, Justice, Infrastructure and Assurance. Having started work at Seetec as an Apprentice at the age of 16, over 30 years ago and been a member of the Seetec Board for 20 years, John more
Why should you enter?
Winning an award, or even just reaching the finals gives you an advantage over your competitors; something you can use to market your company. In recent times a furniture restoring company who won a Customer Care & Service award got noticed and ended up appearing on a BBC2 more
Just days before the arrival of the new 16-plate, the Chelmsford-based Lancaster Mercedes-Benz Corporate team has been celebrating its own registration record.
2015 was a resounding success for the nine-strong department, which has just handed over the keys to the last of the 1,133 cars more
The 2016 Essex Book Festival launched on the 29th of February, with a sell out talk by Essex icon Grayson Perry at Anglia Ruskin University in Chelmsford.
The Turner Prize winning artist, who was born in Chelmsford, gave a talk called “Typical Essex Man in A Dress’ to more
Essex Wildlife Trust’s Essex Barn Owl Conservation Project saw another exciting year in 2015. The project now has more than 150 nesting boxes monitored across Essex, from the Ingrebourne Valley in the south, to Saffron Walden and Harwich in the north.
These boxes have been ‘taken more
Only By Nature has been nominated for a Kindred Spirit Award in the ethical business category for businesses who care about people as much as profits.
Kindred Spirit Magazine came up with the awards idea for deserving individuals and companies who have had an impact in a meaningful way on more
Just two years after being taken over by an independent owner, Greenwoods Hotel & Spa’s £3 million pound makeover is complete and the hotel is doing better than ever! Based in 28 acres in rural Stock, Essex, Greenwoods Hotel & Spa is a grade II listed building, originally a more
Colchester Institute and Mercury Theatre Colchester announce partnership to improve student access to the theatre’s facilities
Students will be trained in all areas of technical theatre including lighting, sound, and stage management
The Mercury Theatre Colchester and Colchester more
Having reached the finals of the Ethical Business Awards 2015, albeit in a county on the other side of the Dartford Crossing, we are delighted to expand our reach into Essex and hope to have another plaque on the wall in the near future.
Essex is a great place to do business. Ok – more
Former Olympic Swimmer, Angela Wilson starts teaching her unique methods at locations in Chelmsford In April with Basildon and Southend in May.
Over the last 20 years Angela has taught thousands of children and adults to swim and has seen tremendous results including medals won at the World more
(Pictured left to right: Grant Maton, Essex Wildlife Trust presenting certificate to Dawn Jeakings,
Centre Manager, Royals Shopping Centre).
The Royals Shopping Centre in Southend-on-Sea has just been presented with a certificate celebrating its 10 year membership of the Essex Wildlife Trust.
Challenger bank plans to issue beta test cards to consumers in 2016.
16 March 2016 – Rayleigh-based Thames Card Technology Ltd, one of the UK’s largest manufacturers of secure and non-secure plastic cards, has signed a new contract with Mondo, a start-up ‘mobile first’ more
The use of technology has helped to transform the way in which people can learn; all you have to do is turn on your laptop, or open an internet browser to gain access to a wealth of knowledge. From refresher training to degrees, the majority of qualifications can be achieved through a form of online more
Unbar Rothon, one of the UK’s leading seasonings and marinades suppliers, has celebrated 95 years as a successful manufacturer and exporter and for more than seventy of those years it has been owned and run by the same family.
It was established in London in 1921 and in 1948 Mr. Felix more
Managing sickness absence is notoriously difficult to get right. The law, which can be clear in some areas, is anything but when dealing with the tolerance employers can be required to show. So how can employers balance their business needs, whilst considering the health and wellbeing of their more
Walking in the shoes of another person creates greater understanding, insight, compassion and empathy. This is certainly true of the virtual dementia tour training by training2care.
Anne Cooper, Director of Operations, joined staff at Foxburrow Grange recently in this innovative course more
RDP Newman’s one of the South East’s leading firms of independent chartered accountants has repeated its commitment to provide market leading client care.
The pledge is one of a number of promises included in the firm’s new client charter and re-iterates their pledge more
You know how difficult it can be to find the perfect venue… well that often ‘begs the question’ does the perfect venue exist? Possibly not, but there are those venues that come a lot closer than others. We look below at the criteria which should be on your check list:
Last year in Essex, ChildLine received 4,110 of landline calls from local children. This year is the 30th anniversary of the service being launched and the NSPCC is asking local companies to join a new initiative in support of their vital work.
It is called 30 for 30 and the idea is simple – more
From Tendring Peninsular, The Flying Trade Group operates across several sectors of the UK food and leisure industry - its main subsidiary businesses including Surya Foods, one of the largest suppliers of authentic world foods in the UK, and Surya Hotels Ltd. Under the directorship of brother’s more
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We would like to invite you to join us in showcasing the best of business in Essex, and more importantly, we want to help you make the most of your business in 2016.
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So, if sustainability is not political zeitgeist nor some quirky fad in support of pond life, then what is it? More to the point perhaps, why should you care? Join the debate and learn more about your future, your options and your opportunities and join us for our Sustainability more
Businesses welcome more Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines departures from Tilbury
On Monday 7th December, Essex Chambers of Commerce invited guest speaker Rachael Jackson of Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines to the popular 'Thoroughly Thurrock' twilight networking event. Talking to more than 60 businesses more