London Stansted Airport’s new service to India extends Essex’s global network

Essex's global network has expanded following the announcement of Air India’s three-times a week service between London Stansted Airport  and Amritsar in north west India.  The first ever scheduled flights to India from London Stansted Airport will take off on October 31st and will be the only direct service between a London airport and Amritsar.

London Stansted Airport Meet the Buyers 2019

The 2019 London Stansted Airport Meet the Buyers event will take place at the Radisson Blu Hotel on November 5th between 10am and 3pm. Widely regarded as one of the biggest procurement events in the East of England, the quick-fire meeting concept enables local firms to pitch their products and services to carefully selected senior buyers with multi-million pound buying requirements.

Winners announced at Business Excellence Awards Essex 2019

Businesses of all sizes and across a range of sectors were on show last week at Five Lakes Resort for the Business Excellence Awards Essex 2019. Invest ESSEX were proud to be headline sponsors of the event, held on 26th September 2019, which celebrated and highlighted Essex’s thriving business community.

Lower Thames Crossing Supply Chain School Introduction

Introduction to the Supply Chain School is a free event on 18th October intended to help local businesses be best positioned to work on the Lower Thames Crossing project.

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.