Following the wintery conditions caused by Storm Babet, Essex & Suffolk Water is asking customers to be as prepared as they can to protect their properties ahead of the colder months.
On the back of a very rainy and windy weekend across the region, the water company is advising residents to take Read More
We are proud to share with you a beautifully made documentary celebrating 50 years of Rega Research and what makes us tick. We were approached by film maker Chris Purcell of ‘Right Angle Films’ who was searching to make a documentary about Read More
The Port of Tilbury welcomed the West Ham United youth team for an educational visit as part of Black History Month and Windrush75. The Port of Tilbury was the first arrival point for the HMT Empire Windrush on 22 June 1948 and this year’s 75th Read More
The Workers (Predictable Terms and Conditions) Act 2023 has received Royal Assent and is expected to come into force in September 2024. It introduces a new statutory right for atypical workers to request a more predictable working pattern by promoting Read More
Essex Police would like to offer you the opportunity to complete this short survey. The survey has been created to give you, the opportunity to feedback your thoughts and feelings on business crime and how it affects you. The information you provide will be analysed so we align ourselves to the priorities you feel are most concerning.
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Employing more than 16 million people and accounting for almost two-thirds (61%) of those in the private sector, SMEs are the lifeblood of the national economy and of towns and communities across the UK.
From family-owned businesses and owner-managed companies to rapidly growing technology-led Read More
In a thrilling development for both football and logistics, Ziegler is proud to announce its partnership with the FA Premier League’s, Crystal Palace FC, as our official logistics partner in a three-year sponsorship deal. This exciting collaboration Read More
A leading banking lawyer has joined an East Anglian law firm as it bolsters its offering with a new service.
Ellisons Solicitors, which has offices throughout Essex and Suffolk, has welcomed Phillip Slater as Legal Director and Head of Banking.
Phil, who joins with more than 25 years’ experience Read More
Hear the inside story of successful Essex-based business owners with Attract & Engage's new podcast - Made in Essex.
Celebrating what makes Essex unashamedly enterprising, the podcast is a melting pot of stories, wisdom and humour – as Jill Willis invites tenacious & highly successful business owners from across Essex Read More
Greater Anglia has launched a special train livery to commemorate black history, alongside a series of events for its staff in October to mark Black History Month.
Black History Month is a time of national celebration to honour the achievements and contributions of black people across Britain.
The Read More
On Monday 16th October we celebrated national Restart a Heart Day, an event that raises awareness of the importance of early intervention in cardiac arrest patients, and has been supported by Essex & Herts Air Ambulance (EHAAT) for a number of years.
This year EHAAT held two events, one at Lakeside Shopping Centre in Essex and the other Read More
Do you use LinkedIn for your business? As the biggest networking platform for businesses worldwide, LinkedIn is a great tool to use for your brand if you’re looking to create meaningful business connections for both yourself as a professional and your company. LinkedIn can help to increase credibility, Read More
New Countywide Project Launched to Help Essex Businesses Raise Awareness About Domestic Abuse
A new project has been launched which aims to help small and medium sized businesses raise awareness about domestic abuse among employees.
The Domestic Abuse Awareness in the Workplace Now (DAAWN) project, funded by the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Read More
Whilst previous campaigns on the responsible disposal of plastic items have urged many businesses to think more sustainably, a number of them still rely on single-use plastics.
We use 4.7 billion plastic straws, 2.7 billion items of single-use cutlery, 721 million single-use plates, and 316 million Read More
On September 25th, New Holland and CASE IH apprentices studying land-based engineering at Writtle College University (WUC) based in Essex were thrilled to welcome UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak who joined them during a hands-on workshop on tractor maintenance. Read More
The team at The Cotton Textile Company have been busy putting in the hours this year to raise money for their long term charity partner SNAP, taking on charity golf and cycling fundraisers. A fellow Essex organisation, SNAP supports the families of children with special needs and have been partnered with TCTC since 2019.
Back in May, co-founder Read More
Foreign Secretary James Cleverly visited London Stansted on Friday 13 October, where he met senior staff and toured its trailblazing college.
The MP for Braintree was given a guided tour of Stansted Airport College, the only one of its kind in the UK, spoke to students from his constituency and given Read More
The existence of “independent” consultants and brokers in the UK retail energy market is a relatively new concept and a symptom of market deregulation and intensifying competition, which began in the 1980’s.
For a number of years Read More
The Essex Police Business Crime Team works with the retail sector across Essex to prevent and deter shoplifting and to help staff stay safe at work.
Essex Police officers made 1,147 arrests for shop theft in the year to 30 September 2023. Read More
On Thursday 26th October Genting Casino Westcliff held a Charity Fashion Show on behalf of the Southend Mayor Cllr Steve Habermel raising money for his chosen charities for 2023 Havens Hospices & The Music Man Project.
The day consisted of a two course lunch in the Genting Casino Westcliff, Read More
Trenitalia-owned train operator c2c is encouraging its customers to take part in this year’s HARP Harvest Appeal by donating food to the homeless.
Southend’s homeless charity HARP provides essential services and long-term solutions Read More
Welcome to our latest edition of Grapevine, as we enjoy the changing seasons and all benefit from the precious extra hour in the day, let’s look back at everything the Chambers has been up to this October.
Another month full of events, training and workshops to help boost the Essex business more
Devolution refers to the decentralisation of powers, decision making and funding away from central government to locally democratically elected and accountable bodies. There are high-profile examples in metropolitan areas of England such as Greater Manchester and the West Midlands – and of course more
Take a look at the plethora of upcoming events, training and workshops here at Essex Chambers next month, designed to support your business needs and help you grow and thrive.
Visit our website for more information on our events for the rest of the year.
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