The price is right - Sir Bruce Forsyth launches UK’s only flight to salsa capital Puerto Rico
05 November 2015
Passengers travelling on Norwegian’s first flight to San Juan got a “Brucie bonus” this week as the legendary TV host and his Puerto Rican wife surprised holidaymakers at the airport.
Big Bang is back – bigger and better than ever
02 November 2015
Over 60 schools and colleges from across the South of England signed-on to attend the 2016 Big Bang South East science fair within 24 hours of on-line registrations opening – bringing with them an estimated 3,500 students.
Business bosses criticise Government’s permitted development decision
19 October 2015
Business leaders have reacted with frustration at the Government’s decision to make permitted development rights (PDR) permanent.
New Chief Executive announced for Coast to Capital LEP
13 October 2015
Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership has announced that Jonathan Sharrock will succeed Ron Crank as its next Chief Executive in January 2016.
Come and find out more about the London Bridge station redevelopment
06 October 2015
Network Rail, in partnership with Team London Bridge and Better Bankside, would like to invite you to a business forum about the London Bridge station redevelopment and preparing for the major service changes which may impact you, your staff and customers.
Phase one of Gatwick’s £1 billion investment programme takes-off in North Terminal
01 October 2015
Gatwick Airport’s £1 billion investment in its ongoing transformation is being realised with the first phase of a new departures level opening this October in the North Terminal.
Gatwick Diamond businesses back Europe
22 September 2015
Amid the complex national debates and delicate negotiations in Brussels, Gatwick Diamond businesses have been speaking with a clear united voice – they want to stay in the EU, albeit a simplified EU.
Gatwick Diamond Initiative welcomes shining lights to guide local growth
18 September 2015
A trio of business high flyers has joined the board of the Gatwick Diamond Initiative, an organisation that seeks to grow the local economy.
Matt Turner has been shortlisted for the Great British Entrepreneur Awards
17 September 2015
The team at Creative Pod, Young Start-up Talent and Crawley Town FC are all celebrating after it was announced last night that the Crawley based company, Creative Pod is a finalist for the ‘Small Business’ award in the Great British Entrepreneur Awards.
New world-first GatwickConnects booking service launched, providing more choice and more competitive flight options
15 September 2015
GatwickConnects is an innovative world-first booking service for customers looking for greater choice and value when travelling on connecting flights
Call for greater powers for the South East goes to government
14 September 2015
West Sussex, East Sussex and Surrey county councils will join forces to lead the call for greater powers and freedoms to be devolved to the South East.
August marks Gatwick’s busiest month in its history
10 September 2015
London Gatwick announced the busiest month in its history with more than 4.53 million passengers travelling through the airport in August, a +3.7% increase on the previous year.
Gatwick invites firms to apply for major frameworks totalling £750 million
09 September 2015
Gatwick Airport is inviting businesses to apply for places on two major construction and engineering frameworks with projects totalling up to £750 million.
Key Heathrow mitigation measures meaningless
09 September 2015
The Airports Commission’s analysis is so flawed that the key environmental mitigation measures they propose for Heathrow expansion are effectively meaningless.
Manor Royal firms to benefit from discounted training courses
04 September 2015
Companies located on Manor Royal may now access a series of subsidised training courses for their employees, courtesy of the Manor Royal BID.
DAVIES RESPONSE MISSES THE CRITICAL ISSUES
25 August 2015
David Butcher (Chairman of the Gatwick Diamond Initiative Management Group and Managing Director of FD Outsourcing Ltd.) has reacted strongly to comments made by Sir Howard Davies (former Chairman of the Airports Commission).
Coast to Capital Welcomes New Board Members
19 August 2015
Coast to Capital LEP has two new representatives from local government joining its Board of Directors following the political elections held earlier this year.
LAST CALL FOR COAST TO CAPITAL BUSINESS GRANTS SCHEME
19 August 2015
Companies seeking to take advantage of Coast to Capital LEP’s Business Growth Grants Programme, being run in partnership with West Sussex County Council, are being urged to submit their Expression of Interests without delay, in advance of the deadline on 15 September 2015.
100 New Jobs from Coast to Capital Growing Places Deal
12 August 2015
Coast to Capital has announced its latest loan investment from its Growing Places Fund of £2.5m to GE-AET Ltd in Crawley, West Sussex. The deal has the potential to create 100 new jobs in West Sussex.
Bag-free travel arrives at Gatwick airport
29 July 2015
Portr and London Gatwick today announced that the London-based travel tech start-up has just launched its AirPortr luggage transfer service at the airport.