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Basildon Business Awards 2020

Other
The Basildon Business Awards are returning – and are being held on 27th of March this year (at Stock Brook Manor, Billericay). Nominations are...

Businesses set for £50m funding boost from Innovate UK

Innovate UK is making up to £50m available to businesses to help them grow their business through research, leadership skills and new products,...

Free Workplace Working Well Training

Employment and Skills
Working Well Working Well is a free programme that delivers health promotion advice and support services to small, medium and large workplaces in the...

Data Analytics Innovation Vouchers are now open for applications.

Innovate
How to apply for grant funded data analytics support The Business and Local Government Data Research Centre have announced that Data Analytics...

IM4S course 4, January-April 2020 – Colchester

Business Support
In the Market for Success 2 is an opportunity for aspiring businesswomen to access all the training, resources and support you need to get started in...

Is a £1M loan what your innovative project needs?

Innovate
Apply for a loan to take your highly innovative late stage project to the next level. The increasingly popular Innovation Loan competition by Innovate...

The SME Finance Charter: what the 5 pledges mean for business

All businesses need finance. This may come from the owner, from past profits made by the business or from outside – through a bank or another...

Innovate UK Smart Grants: October 2019

Grants
Smart is the new name for Innovate UK’s ‘Open grant funding’ programme. Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, is investing up to £25...

HMRC accelerates 95,000 firms onto simplified import procedures

Brexit
Transitional Simplified Procedures will make importing after Brexit on 31 October much simpler, particularly for businesses that would be completing...

Exciting New Business Advice Service in Rochford District!

Growing your business
Colbea – Colchester Business Enterprise Agency – have been offering advice and training to businesses in Colchester for 37 years and they are now...

South East Creatives Workshops and Mentorship

Are you a creative, cultural or digital business working in Essex, East Sussex or Kent? The creative business support programme delivered by SPACE...

Lower Thames Crossing Supply Chain School Introduction – Essex

Upskill
The Lower Thames Crossing project is introducing the Supply Chain School to support local businesses grow and realise the opportunity of working on a...

Get ready for Brexit

The Government is accelerating Brexit preparations so that it is ready to leave the EU on 31 October. Join the Department for International Trade in...

Changes to VAT rules on construction services from 1 October 2019

The VAT rules on construction services are changing from 1 October 2019 for contractors and sub-contractors.  A VAT reverse charge is being...