Business

Friday, August 10, 2018

Jamie Brown, head of knowledge and development at Archant, introduces Local Impact.

Ryanair has ‘sincerely’ apologised for today’s disruption to more than 150 flights serving Stansted Airport.

A campaign set up to raise funds to get a Saffron Walden boy with cerebral palsy walking independently has received a share of a community bursary from a housing developer.

A Stebbing-based company which researches and develops farming techniques hosted farmers across the nation and leaders in the beer industry as well as a state minister on Monday.

Businesses in Saffron Walden town centre have voted in favour of introducing a Business Improvement District (BID) in the town.

Kevin Henry, an estate agents covering the Saffron Walden area, has announced that director Henry Rowe will be retiring from his role in September after 30 years at the helm of the business.

The district’s best in business were celebrated last Thursday at the second Uttlesford Business Awards ceremony.

Saffron Walden Business Improvement District (BID) steering group has launched its business plan for the future of the town centre.

The governors of Walden School, a registered charity and private school which closed last year, failed to file accounts for the financial year of 2016, the year before the company went into administration.

Administrators insist that an education provider was sought to take on Walden School following its closure, but it did not receive a “financially supported offer” that would have allowed for the creditors to be paid in full.

The owners of Stansted Airport have stressed that they are not seeking any change to current night flight limits at the site, after campaigners claimed they were trying to overturn the current legal conditions.

The award-winning Saffron Ice Cream Company has launched three new flavours and almost reached a milestone of 100 regular trade clients.

Two brothers from Wenden who run an artisan chocolate shop in Saffron Walden have secured their first order with London department store Fortnum and Mason.

Chief Secretary to the Treasury Liz Truss visited Stansted Airport today to highlight the importance of exports to the UK economy and to hear about the airport’s multi-million pound expansion plans.

The Dunmow company, Multitech has joined international engineering group SDIPTECH, based in Stockholm.

London Stansted Airport has confirmed it busiest ever calendar year, despite a dip in numbers during December following the cancellation of hundreds of flights by its biggest operator, Ryanair.

A teacher who has taught at primary, secondary, further eduction and adult level and then became an Ofsted inspector and is currently an advisor for schools in East Anglia had been awarded an MBE for services to education.

The chemist who founded Uttlesford firm Contamac in his garden shed in Stansted more than 30 years ago has been awarded an OBE in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours list.

Major international carrier Emirates is to launch a daily route from London Stansted, becoming the first Middle Eastern airline to operate from the fast-growing airport.

It seems strange to say, in the midst of all this snow and freezing weather, that Christmas festivities are hotting up in and around town.

Stansted Airport owner MAG has reported strong growth in first-half turnover and earnings after a record-breaking summer.

The construction of a new £11m technical college at Stansted Airport was officially started yesterday as part of the launch of the Government’s Industrial Strategy White Paper.

London Stansted has completed a record-breaking summer season by reporting its busiest-ever October.

Now that Bonfire Night is out of the way, our thoughts can really turn to the true meaning of Christmas: shopping. But first a huge thank you to everybody at Saffron Walden Round Table for organising and hosting such a brilliant event.

Icelandic budget airline WOW Air will be offering a connection to New York’s John F Kennedy International Airport (JFK) when it begins flights from London Stansted next year.

Campaigners opposed to an increase in the cap on passengers numbers at Stansted claim that new Government forecasts for growth in air travel undermine the case for expansion put forward by the airport’s owner.

Air Corsica is to launch its first ever UK service, flying out of Stansted from the summer of 2018.

Ryanair remains on track to land record annual profits, despite facing lower passenger growth and costs of up to 100m euros (£88million) following its flight cancellation fiasco.

The return of the Uttlesford Business Awards is a great opportunity to showcase excellence – according to the headline sponsor.

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