ESSEX Chambers of Commerce are pleased to announce that our 2019 Export Expert training courses will be part of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) Accredited Training Programme that results in successful candidates receiving a BCC Foundation Award in International Trade.
THE Institute of Directors (IoD) has launched its annual search for the East of England’s most skilled business leaders, to be nominees for the IoD Director of the Year Awards 2019.
MORE than 80 Ambassadors met at the Harlow Museum and Walled Gardens on Thursday 29 November for the second Harlow Ambassador meeting.
TO round off a successful year of export support to Essex businesses, Essex Chambers of Commerce took members to the House of Commons for their International Trade Forum with the Rt Hon, Liam Fox, Secretary of State for international Trade.
LABOUR’S Parliamentary Candidate, Laura McAlpine encourages people to shop locally at the fantastic independent shops and small businesses that Harlow and the surrounding villages have to offer.
MILLIONS of employees in the service industry could collect an early Christmas present from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). Workers including nurses, hairdressers, construction workers and those in retail and food may be able to claim rebates. Staff in these types of roles sometimes have to dip into their own pockets to pay for work-related […]
ON Saturday 1 December, Robert Halfon, MP for Harlow, celebrated Small Business Saturday by visiting business all over the town and giving out his three awards.
A Harlow-based lighting company was honoured to welcome His Royal Highness the Duke of Kent and HM Lord-Lieutenant of Essex
Essex Chambers quiz Network Rail on their performance Essex Chambers of Commerce recently hosted a dinner for Chamber members to hear from and quiz the Anglia Route Director of Network Rail, Meliha Duymaz, about her plans for investing in the rail infrastructure of the county. Speaking after the event Denise Rossiter, Chief Executive of Essex […]
PROJECTS to increase the number of people trained in the construction industry and tackle skills shortages in the sector have secured funding through the Construction Skills Fund, provided by the Department for Education and managed by the CITB (Construction and Industry Training Board). Of the 26 projects in England to receive a share of more […]
DOING Business with Big Business workshop, Harlow Civic Centre, 11th December 2018
THE main campaign group against the growth of Stansted Airport has vowed to continue its fight against the airport’s plan to increase passenger numbers by eight million, calling Uttlesford Council’s decision to approve the application “just round one”.
PUBLIC Health England has passed another significant milestone in its plans to create a £450 million world-leading public health science campus at Harlow.
HARLOW businesses urged to grasp multi-million-pound nuclear supply chain opportunity Businesses in Essex and Suffolk are being encouraged to bid for £500 million worth of contracts as part of the development of Hinkley Point C. EDF Energy, which is building the new nuclear power plant in partnership with CGN, has identified £500m worth of contracts […]
CAR giant Ford has announced it is set to close down its Ford UK headquarters in Brentwood – the centre of its operations for more than 50 years. The proposal, which remains subject to relevant board approvals and local authority reviews, intends to bring together all of the company’s main UK-based office activities in the […]
A PUBLIC consultation is set to be held where plans for a new Lidl supermarket on Edinburgh Way will be on display.
Stallholders announced for the first ever Harlow Makers Market The first Harlow Makers Market will be held on Saturday 17 November 2018 between 11am and 4pm in Market Square and will include a range of local makers selling products from wooden garden ornaments, baked goods and homemade cards to knitwear, jewellery, preserves and chutneys and […]
Gold Investor In People status for Greater Anglia teams demonstrates commitment to improvement Four Greater Anglia teams have just been awarded the prestigious ‘Investor in People’ (IIP) Gold status in recognition of the company’s progressive approach to business improvement through its people. Greater Anglia’s HR and Safety, Security and Sustainability, Train Presentation and Train Service […]
Did you know that your business could benefit from non-repayable grant funding? NOV 20th Funding Roadshow – Harlow Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at 10 AM – 1 PM Harlow Enterprise Hub Kao Hockham Building, Edinburgh Way, Harlow CM20 2NQ Perhaps you want to grow the business but not sure if and what funding might be […]
ICON Industrial, a strategic joint venture formed by Stoford Developments and TPG Real Estate, has officially launched a 505,000 sq ft warehouse and logistics development in Harlow.
HARLOW has beaten off competition from over 100 towns, cities, regions and nations across 16 countries to become a 2018 finalist for the prestigious City Nation Place; Place Brand of the Year Award.
RS Components has created an interactive map which reveals the UK towns and cities with the fastest and slowest average download speeds, according to Ofcom data. Good internet access is vital for a strong economy – for consumers, businesses and social media users, to name a few. In July 2018, it was announced that rural […]
COMMENTING on the Chancellor’s proposals for the high street in the upcoming Autumn Budget, David Burch, Director of Policy at Essex Chambers of Commerce, said: “We’re delighted that the Chancellor has heeded the British Chambers of Commerce calls to abandon the uprating of business rates for the high street for the next two years, and […]
STANSTED Airport has received a major boost in its bid to raise the cap on passenger numbers by eight million a year after the plans were recommended for approval.