London Stansted Airport calls for an end to expensive PCR tests.
Government data shows it has failed on its promise to sequence tests for variants, while passengers spend millions.
Despite a recent increase in traffic, MAG, which owns and operates East Midlands, London Stansted and Manchester more
The past year has seen many big changes for businesses across Great Britain and around the world. While the impact of the pandemic is still being felt, business owners and managers have embraced the changes and adapted to new ways of working to protect their clients, their staff, their business and their more
Phishing is a widespread fraud method with the purpose of catching passwords, credit card details and other valuable or sensitive information. A typical phishing attack may come in the form of a fake email from your bank. Supposedly, someone has been using your credit card, and the more
Thanks to the continued growth of Woodland Group’s Warehouse and Fulfilment business, they have opened a new 45,000 sq ft facility in Marks Tey, Colchester.
The new warehouse has been designed to expand capacity by 5,000 pallets, has over 4,000 pick faces dedicated to e-commerce and boasts more
Open Road's Fundraising Manager, Leah tells all about their Recovery Walk fundraising celebration.
To help celebrate the huge success of Open Road turning 30, we decided to create an event that got everyone involved with the organisation together and moving about. So on Sunday 4th July, more
With lots of everyday services moving online, from healthcare to shopping, access to technology is becoming vital to our day to day lives. But some in society face major challenges when trying to access the world online.
In the UK it’s estimated that 16.3 million adults lack core digital more
This month the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its Sixth Assessment Report, about the impacts the planet faces if we don’t make major cuts in emissions of greenhouse gases. The report made sober reading, with scientists, businesses, governments and individuals pledging more
Why installing new LED lighting will improve health & wellbeing while reducing energy costs.
For many the topic of upgrading lighting for schools, offices, public buildings is low on the agenda of capital investments as there will always be competing demands on squeezed finances.
Terry Holmes, a Director of Essex estate agents Beresfords, has announced his retirement after 40 years with the company.
Having gone into a public sector career from grammar school before taking Business Studies at London South Bank, Terry joined Beresfords as a manager in 1981 at the office in Corbets more
There is a growing trend of businesses rapidly evolving and growing as we regain a semblance of normality after being winded by a global pandemic.
At face value, this sounds enormously positive. However, we are still navigating murky waters with the challenges that Covid may still bring when more
Essex County Council is encouraging businesses to have their say on an ambitious package of measures to re-design the Army and Navy junction in Chelmsford and transform the way people travel in the city.
Having thoroughly assessed a number of potential junction layouts and sustainable transport more
Monthind Clean is delighted to announce that it has recently been recertified in international standards, ISO 9001 and ISO 14001.
Following an external audit of each Monthind office (including Colchester, Norwich, and Gorleston), our global recognised auditors, NQA, recommended the reissue of more
South Essex train operator Trenitalia c2c has launched a new money-saving Mini Break ticket for customers planning a long weekend in the capital or a seaside break in Southend, and is also running extra trains over the summer period to help boost local tourism.
The new Mini Break ticket offers more
Launch of the Business Crime Reduction Partnership in Grays
The Business Crime Team have been working closely with Thurrock Council on a new Business Crime Reduction Partnership in Grays, which will help make the High Street and surrounding area safer for businesses and visitors alike.
A local company, known for supplying natural ingredients to the bakery industry has, after nearly 140 years, decided to share its trade secrets with home bakers.
This month sees the launch of The Baker’s Cousin, a brand new range of bread mixes for anyone who enjoys baking, from Mistley-based more
Birkett Long has recruited a new solicitor into its Agriculture and Estates team.
Sarah Rider completed her training contract at Birkett Long 12 years ago and now re-joins the firm into the Agriculture and Estates team. Sarah joins the business from a global law firm and will be working on a wide more
On Tuesday 20th July, The Essex Climate Action Commission launched its long-awaited report, ‘Net Zero: Making Essex Carbon Neutral’ at an online event. With nearly 400 attendees, the event served as a platform for learning, discussion and reflection regarding the work done by the Commission more
Two key members of the team at translation services firm PAB Languages are celebrating a professional milestone.
Chief Finance Officer Monika Przybyszewska and Business Development Manager Lelde Plesa are both marking ten years with PAB this summer.
Monika is responsible for all the financial more
Leading Essex firm Fisher Jones Greenwood LLP solicitors (FJG) are delighted to announce that they have combined forces with a private investment group, Blixt Group (Blixt). This is the first collaboration of its kind for Blixt, which has been looking to invest nationally in the legal sector. FJG will more
The Cotton Textile Company have had an exciting 2021 thus far. Doubling warehouse capacity and increasing decoration facilities, they are showing no sign of slowing down.
The latest embroidery and printing equipment created a new division, The Garment Company. As a result, new additions Graham more
I would just like to introduce myself; my name is Paul Nash and I own a local online business advertising directory called Things To Do In. Things to do in Southend, London, Essex, Colchester, Clacton, Harlow, Tendring, Ipswich, Cardiff, brand new ones Beverly Hills, Kissimmee, Bradenton, Nairobi, more
London Southend Airport has signed the Armed Forces Covenant demonstrating its support for the armed forces community.
The Armed Forces Covenant is a promise by the nation ensuring that those who serve or who have served in the armed forces, and their families, are treated fairly.
Visit Essex, the county’s tourism body and Big Wave PR, a leading lifestyle and B2B PR agency, have received three joint category shortlists at the CIPR Pride Awards (Anglia, Thames and Chilterns) for #ThisisEssex, a campaign which challenges the Essex stereotype.
#ThisisEssex was launched more
Hello from Firefighter Gary Burrow from Leigh Fire Station
Hi, I’m Gary and I’m a firefighter at Leigh Fire Station. As a fire and rescue service, it’s not just fires we attend, we also rescue people who are struggling in the water. At Leigh Fire Station, we’re specially trained more
What do Killing Eve, Breeders, I Hate Suzi and the film Yesterday all have in common? The answer is they were all filmed on location on Greater Anglia trains or stations.
They are among an increasing number of films, TV dramas and documentaries, adverts and even fashion shoots which use the railway more
ChamberCustoms is a customs broker and advisory service delivered by the British Chambers of Commerce network across the UK and is now available in Essex!
All goods moving between the UK, the EU and beyond now require a customs declaration, meaning importing goods into the UK and exporting goods more
Cost of rural crime in Essex falls by 40%
The cost of rural crime in Essex has fallen by nearly 40 per cent, according to figures released this week by the NFU Mutual.
However, there is still more to be done as Essex is ranked as the third worst county in the UK when it comes to counting the cost.
We recently sent out a survey to you to further clarify and establish what issues businesses in Essex have been experiencing in the 6 months since leaving the EU. Thank you to all those of you who took the time to complete the survey.
The results have been analysed and the main findings of the survey more