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.
Ocado to establish new facility at SEGRO Logistics Park Purfleet
Ocado Retail, the new joint venture between Ocado Group and M&S, has agreed a deal to establish a new 304,355 sq ft, state-of-the-art facility at SEGRO Logistics Park Purfleet. In so doing they will be creating up to 1,500 local jobs and helping meet demand from their increasing customer base to the East of London, including Essex.
Back in Business course
In conjunction with Invest ESSEX, Colbea are running a fully funded business start-up package for those looking to run their own business - including those who are retired, recently redundant ex-services or just looking for change. The six courses will run weekly from Tuesday 22nd October until Tuesday 3rd December 2019.
Tendring4Growth energy seminar
Tendring District Council are hosting a free breakfast networking event on Wednesday 2nd October 2019 covering all aspects of macro and micro generation relevant to the East of England.
Essex secures more than £300 million from Government for infrastructure and housing growth
News that Essex has secured more than half of the £600 million national funding announced by Government for rail and road improvements to support new homes has been welcomed by the partners behind the two successful bids to the Housing Infrastructure Fund (HIF).
Face to face sales training workshop
In partnership with Rupert Miles from Sandler Training, Invest ESSEX will be running a fully funded face to face sales training workshop which will focus on the effective use of traditional face to face selling, whilst also incorporating the Sandler Training Techniques.
Finalists announced for Business Excellence Awards Essex 2019
As a headline sponsor, Invest ESSEX wishes to congratulate all businesses nominated for the Business Excellence Awards Essex (BEAE) 2019.
Lonza Pharma & Biotech chooses Chesterford Research Park to expand UK operations
Swiss multinational, Lonza Pharma & Biotech, has chosen Chesterford Research Park to expand their UK operations. Lonza will be relocating their Cambridge site operations from Granta Park to Chesterford Research Park in Q1 2020.