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.

Intellectual Property workshop

The MedBIC are hosting a free Intellectual Property (IP) workshop with IP21 and the commercialisation team at Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) on Thursday 10th October 2019.

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.

Introduction to funding and investment workshop

The MedBIC will be hosting an introduction to funding and investment workshop for business owners and senior management on Wednesday 4th September 2019.

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.