South East INVEST project receives further boost to help small businesses in the region

South East INVEST, comprised of Invest ESSEX and Locate East Sussex, received a favourable mid-term review to give their European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) project a further boost.

Automotive company joins growing list of large American corporates in Essex

US-headquartered Group 1 Automotive recently announced that it has acquired five Volkswagen franchises in Essex, joining the growing contingent of large American companies that are already based here.

How Invest ESSEX is developing relations with Indian businesses

Invest ESSEX is committed to promoting inward investment to the county and is particularly keen to develop relations with India - a country set to be the world’s fastest-growing economy for the rest of the decade.

Essex in great position to close the skills gap

Essex has a key role to play in bridging the skills gap for future generations due to its location at the heart of the London-Stansted-Cambridge UK Innovation Corridor (UKIC).

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Phase 2 work commences at Airport Business Park Southend

Work is progressing quickly at Southend-on-Sea’s new Airport Business Park, with Readie Construction now breaking ground for Phase 2 infrastructure and enabling works.

Invest ESSEX continues to back London Stansted Airport growth

Invest ESSEX continues to maintain its backing for the growth of London Stansted Airport in a bid to help safeguard the future prosperity of the county. This follows the news that London Stansted Airport’s proposed growth plans have been sent back to Uttlesford District Council’s Planning Committee to review.

Port of Tilbury reach agreement with Nippon Gases Europe for permanent CO2 import hub

The Port of Tilbury, London’s major port in Essex, recently announced a long-term agreement with leading industrial gas company Nippon Gases Europe to import CO2 to the Thames port.

Business Excellence Awards Essex 2019 – deadline extension

The deadline for the Business Excellence Awards Essex (BEAE) 2019 has been extended until Friday 28th June 2019. No business is too small or too big to enter the BEAE 2019, which have been established for 20 years and are a local platform for celebrating the very best business successes in the Essex county.