Invest ESSEX highlights the county’s business excellence

Invest ESSEX has been given a big thumbs up by local companies for its major role in growing the county’s business portfolio, during a second round of county-wide site visits with Councillor Tony Ball.

London Stansted boosts flights to India with new service to economic capital Mumbai

Trade and tourism industries across the East of England and London are set to receive a major boost from the launch of a new Air India service in February between London Stansted and Mumbai, India’s economic hub and largest city.

London Stansted Airport

Take part in London Stansted Airport’s Business Travel Survey

London Stansted Airport have created a business travel survey to refresh their corporate travel data in order to accurately assess the demand for travel in the region and understand how best to focus efforts in securing new routes. All data gathered will be treated confidentially.

Image sensors on NASA's New Horizons mission

Essex – part of a growing UK space industry

The UK space sector is currently worth £14.8bn, a figure which is expected to rise to £40bn by 2030 and create 30,000 skilled jobs. US-owned Teledyne e2v, based in Essex, is a world leader in the design and manufacture of CCD and CMOS imaging sensors for space missions.

EmpowerRD Workshop: How to access Government funding for your business

This informative free workshop, hosted by Arise, will give practical guidance and look at how to access the full spectrum of public funding options available, including R&D capital allowances and tax credits, Patent Box, and Innovate UK Loans & Grants.

Local businesses asked to have their say on Essex County Council’s budget

Local businesses have the opportunity to tell Essex County Council about their priorities for spending in the next financial year through an online budget consultation. The insights gained from the survey will be used to help inform thinking as the Council develops its spending plans for 2020/21.

Invest ESSEX celebrates award success under Let’s Do Business Group

The Let’s Do Business Group, which Invest ESSEX is part of, is delighted to have received the National Enterprise of the Year Award for Enterprise Support Organisation of the Year (turnover over £750k), for its work supporting start-up and growing businesses in the South East.

Chesterford Newnham Building

Wellcome Sanger Institute spin out company relocates to Chesterford Research Park

Chesterford Research Park has recently announced that Microbiotica, a leading player in microbiome-based therapeutics and biomarkers, is relocating to the Park in a two-phase move that will be completed in June 2020.