Now they’re high-flying business leaders, but there was a time when these guys were scrawny, nervous teens, eager to impress in their first jobs. We asked local business leaders what valuable skills they picked up from their first experiences of the world of work
Essex-based housebuilder Weston Homes, in conjunction with landowner Columbia Threadneedle, has received a resolution to grant planning permission from Norwich City Council for their proposals to regenerate Anglia Square in Norwich into a £300 million mixed use urban quarter.
MENTA who were recently announced winners of the National Enterprise Network, ‘Enterprise Support Organisation of the Year 2018’ award, has launched its business skills training programme for 2019. Based in Bury St Edmunds MENTA’s masterclasses are designed to help business owners, their staff; self-employed people and freelancers.
A workshop dedicated to understanding the challenges businesses face when it comes to employee retirement planning, and identifying simple solutions for supporting employees, will be held at the University of Essex on January 31.
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 Liam Fox, Secretary of State for international Trade.