Business news

  • Tobacco and alcohol seized in Southend

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    Published on Tuesday, 5th June 2018

    An operation to disrupt the sale and supply of illegal tobacco and alcohol in Southend uncovered more than 35,000 cigarettes, seven kilos of hand-rolling tobacco and 1,358 litres of alcohol.

  • The Chancellor’s Budget and Business rate demands

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    Published on Thursday, 9th March 2017

    In the March 2017 Budget announced yesterday (Wednesday 8th March 2017), the Chancellor stated that:

  • Our Town, Our Future: Making the apprenticeship levy work locally

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    Published on Monday, 30th January 2017

    Southend-on-Sea Borough Council in association with the Skills Funding Agency and South East Essex College are inviting employers to an apprenticeship workshop on 1st February 2017 at The Holiday Inn, Southend-on-Sea, from 8:30am -1pm.

  • Have your say: don’t leave it to chance

    Have your say - Gambling Licensing Policy

    Published on Friday, 20th January 2017

    Those wishing to put forward their view about the Council’s new draft Gambling Licensing Policy should get in touch before the closing date on January 29th 2017.

  • Local business secures grant funding

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    Published on Thursday, 8th December 2016

    A local business that specialises in the manufacturing and repair of high quality surgical instruments has received a grant from LoCASE (Low Carbon Across the South East), a European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) programme, set up to help businesses save costs through energy efficiency.

  • Tourism leaders help keep Southend in forefront

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    Published on Thursday, 17th March 2016

    Southend-on-Sea is definitely the place to be.

  • Council to form new Thames Gateway South Essex partnership

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    Published on Thursday, 11th December 2014

    Southend-on-Sea Borough Council is set to anchor a revived Thames Gateway South Essex Partnership (TGSEP) with Thurrock Borough.

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