Invest ESSEX shines a light on visionary local businesses

Buoyed by his attendance at the recent Business Excellence Awards Essex (BEAE) 2019, Councillor Tony Ball has seen for himself some of the county’s business successes during a series of visits last week. The Essex County Council Cabinet Member for Economic Development met four thriving small businesses in total, three of whom were recognised at September’s Business Excellence Awards Essex.

London Stansted Airport’s global ambitions soar to new heights

The first ever scheduled flights to India from London Stansted Airport took off on October 31st and will be the only direct service between a London airport and Amritsar. It marks the beginning of a direct service between Essex and India for the first time. The announcement followed the addition of a second daily Emirates flight earlier in the year between London Stansted and Dubai, with the airport also eyeing a number of further long-haul additions in the near future.

Experts share views at disruptive technologies in logistics seminar

On 10th October 2019, Invest ESSEX hosted a seminar on technology disruption in logistics - in association with CILT and Lombard Finance - at Anglia Ruskin University in Chelmsford.

Blesma, The Limbless Veterans Charity moves to Chelmsford

A national military charity that helps injured veterans to lead independent and fulfilling lives has chosen to relocate its headquarters to Chelmsford, Essex.

Kao Data begins phase 2 of campus technology deployment

Kao Data, the home of innovation and UK’s largest data centre campus, has announced it has signed a new customer contract with EMBL-EBI. The new customer contract triggers the second phase of their Harlow campus build.

London Stansted Airport’s new service to India extends Essex’s global network

Essex's global network has expanded following the announcement of Air India’s three-times a week service between London Stansted Airport  and Amritsar in north west India.  The first ever scheduled flights to India from London Stansted Airport will take off on October 31st and will be the only direct service between a London airport and Amritsar.

Winners announced at Business Excellence Awards Essex 2019

Businesses of all sizes and across a range of sectors were on show last week at Five Lakes Resort for the Business Excellence Awards Essex 2019. Invest ESSEX were proud to be headline sponsors of the event, held on 26th September 2019, which celebrated and highlighted Essex’s thriving business community.

50th anniversary of grain terminal at Port of Tilbury

Port of Tilbury, London’s major port and the UK’s largest terminal for the import and export of grain, is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its grain terminal.