Essex Chamber quiz Network Rail on performance

Essex Chamber quiz Network Rail on performance

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 […]

Harlow College benefits from Construction Skills Fund support

Harlow College benefits from Construction Skills Fund support

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 […]

Harlow businesses urged to grasp multi-million-pound nuclear supply chain opportunity

Harlow businesses urged to grasp multi-million-pound nuclear supply chain opportunity

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 […]

Ford to close UK HQ in Brentwood

Ford to close UK HQ in Brentwood

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 […]

Gold investor In people status for Greater Anglia teams demonstrates commitment to improvement

Gold investor In people status for Greater Anglia teams demonstrates commitment to improvement

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 […]

Harlow in top ten of fastest internet locations in UK

Harlow in top ten of fastest internet locations in UK

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 […]

Essex Chamber of Commerce welcomes Chancellor’s support for high street

Essex Chamber of Commerce welcomes Chancellor’s support for high street

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 […]

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