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.

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Essex bucks the trend for UK FDI projects

Recently published data shows Essex enjoyed an impressive 2018 for attracting foreign direct investment (FDI), despite a difficult year in general for the UK. The EY (Ernst & Young) UK Attractiveness Survey 2019 – released at the start of June – saw Essex produce a 93% increase in completed FDI projects.

Finance course for entrepreneurs and non-financial managers

In partnership with Invest ESSEX, Colbea are hosting a two day workshop to help start-ups and small business owners understand material related to business accounting and entrepreneurial finance.

Invest ESSEX to cultivate connections with US life science companies at BIO 2019

Invest ESSEX will once again be flying the flag for the county at the Biotechnology Innovation Organisation (BIO) International Convention 2019 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from 3rd to the 6th June 2019.

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CGI imagery reveals first images of new Tilbury2 port

Construction of new £200m port, Tilbury2, is underway at the Port of Tilbury in south Essex. New CGI footage shows the facilities for the first time, which will be ready in 2020.