Furloughed Stansted Airport staff have put their skills to good use in the community during the pandemic amassing more than 7000 volunteering hours since March 2020.
While the airport is operating at a much-reduced capacity, staff from across the airport have rolled up their sleeves and more
On Thursday 28th January 2021 Highways England revealed the major jobs boost the Lower Thames Crossing will give to Kent and Essex, with at least 22,000 people expected to work on the country’s largest road scheme since the M25 was built 35 years ago.
The new crossing under the River Thames more
With the pandemic still clutching the world, many businesses have been forced to ask their employees to work from home. By working from home, many business owners and employees alike may have this false understanding that GDPR rules don’t apply to them any more. The truth is, you couldn’t more
The second part of Scrutton Bland’s Digital Farming Summit took place on 27th January 2021, and explored some of the issues currently facing the agricultural community including the economic outlook for agriculture, precision farming and machinery, agricultural tax strategies and commercial more
We have received several queries recently from our clients asking what they can do to raise awareness of the EU Settlement Scheme and assist any EEA employees to apply as soon as possible.
Having documentation demonstrating their status may assist when travelling in and out of the UK after Brexit more
With an unwavering focus on high-quality customer service and a continuous drive for efficiencies for clients, Horizon Construction has successfully implemented a new digital strategy across its commercial and financial functions to deliver improvements in the management of construction projects.
A South Essex-based employment solicitor has said that employers must be wary of forcing employees to have a Coronavirus vaccine.
Samantha Randall, an Associate Solicitor at Palmers Solicitors, which has offices in Basildon, Rayleigh, Thurrock and South Woodham Ferrers, made the comments as the UK more
Greater Anglia has donated more than 300 bicycles to Re-Cycle, a charity which takes used bicycles and ships them to rural communities in Africa.
The cycles were all abandoned and had been left at stations across the Greater Anglia network.
Throughout 2020, the train operator carries out more
Leading East of England law firm Birketts has announced East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) will be the firm-wide chosen charity for 2021.
EACH offers care and support to hundreds of children and young people with life-threatening conditions in East Anglia, as well as their families. more
A University Centre South Essex graduate has started a successful business thanks to her degree qualification.
Lisa, D’Auria, 44, from Southend, studied BA (Hons) Early Years Education at the University Centre’s Southend Campus.
After completing the course, she set up Rocking Horse more
The bid for a freeport on the Thames is now even stronger. Thames Enterprise Park – a 669-acre former oil refinery development site shortly to become a manufacturing, logistics and clean energy hub – is joining the bid.
Located directly next to DP World London Gateway, Thames Enterprise more
Essex law firm, Birkett Long, has opened a new office in Malta, ensuring its clients continue to be in the best position following Brexit. In particular, intellectual property clients will benefit from the firm’s international reach.
With its European presence, Birkett Long can help companies more
Essex & Suffolk Water is urging people to make a New Year's resolution and take the first steps in improving their finances, with the help of a specialist partnership to support debt management and reduction.
Blue Monday, the third Monday of January, is named to recognise the arrival more
Unfortunately, we find ourselves under another lockdown period due to the COVID pandemic. If you have been instructed by thegovernment to close your business
in line with the Covid-19 guidance or you have chosen to close for duty of care reasons or staff are working from home, it is a good time for more
The role of Essex Chambers has always been to support our Membership and one of the ways we do this is through Member-to-Member inductions. To highlight this Member benefit and with Valentine's day nearly upon us, we have decided to ‘Share the Love’ throughout February with our Members more