An army of Essex & Suffolk Water volunteers have blitzed the Southend-on-Sea coastline collecting countless bags of rubbish and uncovering some strange items buried across the area’s seafront.
Several teams of volunteers from across the water company rolled their sleeves up to muck more
On National Windrush Day, the Tilbury on the Thames Trust in partnership with the Port of Tilbury held a celebration in the London Cruise Terminal to mark the official day where 74 years ago on the 22 June, the port played a significant role for the Windrush generation as their arrival point into the more
Having co-founded The TimberMaker in late 2020 in the middle of the pandemic after being made redundant Ananth set out to start-up his sustainably handcrafted solid wood furniture business with a vision of making it one of the leading furniture brands in the country which not only produces luxurious more
Managers and HR – Do you ever find it a struggle to keep your workforce motivated and happy, and keep productivity up? Do you worry if your colleagues are taking care of their health, fitness and wellbeing? Do you struggle to attract and retain the right people?
Have you considered Health, Fitness more
KDM is a Principal contractor and specialist fit-out contractor who also manufactures and designs in the construction sector. We are based in Dalgety Bay and have regional hubs in Leeds, Warrington, and New Zeeland, Netherlands. We operate locally, nationally, and multi-nationally for many blue-chip more
Birkett Long is delighted to announce the promotion of Farrah Harvey-Nawaz, Zoe Meredith and David Feakins to Associate and Jennie Skingsley and Thomas Emmett to Senior Associate with effect from 1st June 2022.
Farrah Harvey-Nawaz - Farrah is a Solicitor in the Divorce and Family team more
Improving Shoeburyness Fire Station
Residents and businesses in Shoeburyness and its surrounding areas will have a new, modern fire station and community building thanks to investment from the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for Essex.
The fire station, in Shoebury High Street, will be fully more
Reduce your food waste by downloading a free app!
BLUEPRINT and Love Essex have teamed up with Kitche to promote their free, food-saving app. This will provide Essex residents with tools and resources to prevent food from being wasted at home.
The app allows users to scan receipts, track more
Starting this week, in a trial lasting six months, more than 3,000 workers at 70 companies in the UK will begin to test out the pros and cons of working a four-day week with no loss of pay.
At a time when many organisations are considering how they might operate their businesses more efficiently more
The summer holidays are around the corner and it is important for separated parents to consider specific arrangements for this period, especially when both parents wish to spend quality time with their children, often by taking them abroad or away for trips in the UK.
Some key points to consider more
A recent office refurbishment at professional services firm Scrutton Bland unearthed an unusual find. Amongst the old files and paperwork, staff discovered a rare magazine cutting of the 1904 Colchester Oyster Feast.
The page from the magazine, still in its original frame, depicts a series of sketches more
With an estimated 65,000 attempts every day to hack SMEs in the UK, cyber security has never been more critical yet 43% of all businesses do not have a cyber security plan.
Phishing, ransomware, malware, and identity theft are just a few tactics criminals use to target small to medium businesses with more
Here at The Conscious Workplace we work with some very talented people. As we move into that time of year where a lot of people are looking forward to a well-earned break, we hand over to the wonderful Tom Cleary - Wellbeing & Mental Health Coach, to help provide advice on how we can make the most more
Work has started on a major £10.7m office development at Parkside on the Knowledge Gateway research and technology park on the University of Essex’s Colchester Campus.
The Grade A, 41,571 sq. ft. office is the largest headquarters style office currently under construction in the eastern more
Method IT is celebrating its 25th anniversary. It’s been hard work and an incredible journey to reach this milestone. We owe an enormous thanks to our skilled and dedicated team — we couldn’t have gotten here without them.
We’d also like to thank all of the amazing clients more
Family firms are the backbone of the UK economy, and Essex is no exception. To shine a light on the county’s family-owned business and celebrate their contribution to the economy and wider community, Rickard Luckin has teamed up with Family Business United to find the oldest family firms across more
Our guide to greenwashing and more!
For this month’s newsletter, we’re putting the spotlight on all things sustainable. We’ve been working on a number of projects with an environmental focus and wanted to share some of our insights. Read on for our tips on avoiding greenwashing and more
A man from Essex is blazing a trail in the highly competitive world of leadership coaching on a truly international scale.
Alec Jiggins, who grew up in Good Easter, is a former pupil of Helena Romanes School in Great Dunmow and Braintree College. The Covid pandemic prompted the 49-year-old to return more
Did you know that from 1st July 2022, a wider range of health professionals will be able to issue fit notes?
Employees who are off sick for more than seven calendar days are required to give their employer a fit note, which provides evidence about their absence and any advice on how to support them more
Business valuations increase in the Building Products & Services sector, with trade multiples rising from an average of 6.7x EV/EBITDA in 2020 to 7.7x EV/EBITDA in 2021
Across the 11 sub-sectors, valuations rose or held firm in eight. The steepest rise was in the Kitchen & Bathroom sub-sector
Prevention work to help protect women and girls
The People, Partnerships and Prevention Conference, focussed on some of the most harmful and impactful crimes affecting society and asked what more could be done together to bring about prevention and early intervention.
Project Minerva, the collaborative more
It’s no secret that we live in a world dominated by technology and social media, but do we truly realise the extent of its power? Whether it’s a celebrity feud fueled entirely by online chatter, or even the upcoming presidential election, social media has played a key role in all of it.
Fifteen Essex rail stations have become part of the Queen’s Green Canopy initiative to mark Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee.
Young trees have been planted at station entrances or in station gardens by Greater Anglia’s volunteer station adopters in conjunction with the Essex & more
We all see DP World London Gateway on the horizon as we travel through South Essex, but have you ever wanted to go behind the scenes at this innovative and highly automated port and logistics park?
Essex Chambers are once again delighted to offer you a networking breakfast and coach tour more
As part of Volunteers’ Week, Essex Police recognised local businesses for their support of Special Constables and celebrated the work they do.
At an event held at Essex Police Headquarters on Tuesday 7 June, six organisations who signed up to the Essex Police Employer Supported Policing more
Whether you are an established business or a newcomer to the world of commerce, you will find that there's no better way to make the right contacts than through networking!
Networking with the right people can support your business development and it’s a great way to get a deeper understanding more