Global companies keep it local in the Gatwick Diamond
10 June 2015
Home to some of the country’s leading global businesses, the Gatwick Diamond is proving that its strong local supply chain is one of the important secrets of its success.
COAST TO CAPITAL PUBLISHES ANNUAL REPORT
02 June 2015
Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has published a review of its activities during the past year.
ABSTRACT FLIES WITH VIRGIN ATLANTIC
01 June 2015
Virgin Atlantic has entered into an agreement for lease to occupy the whole of Abstract’s Leonardo development in Manor Royal, just south of Gatwick Airport.
STATEMENT FROM COAST TO CAPITAL LOCAL ENTERPRISE PARTNERSHIP
20 May 2015
Coast to Capital LEP chief executive Ron Crank has announced he is to retire at the end of the year. Ron has been at the helm of the organisation since its inception in April 2011 and will remain in post until 31 December 2015 whilst a new Chief Executive is appointed.
Baker Tilly scoops top award for services to small businesses
15 May 2015
Accountancy firm Baker Tilly, which has offices in Gatwick, has won a top national award for services to small businesses.
Heathrow's Supreme Court showstopper
12 May 2015
“Supreme Court ruling means air quality could be the showstopper for Heathrow expansion” - Stewart Wingate, Gatwick CEO
SKILLS DEVELOPMENT CHAMPION JOINS COAST TO CAPITAL
11 May 2015
A skills development champion has joined the Coast to Capital team with the task of driving forward the local enterprise partnership’s skills agenda.
Maths and comedy launch STEMfest 2015
24 April 2015
Crawley STEMfest 2015, the biggest and most exciting event of the year for young people in the region, was launched at an evening of comedy and maths on the Manor Royal estate in Crawley.
London Gatwick becomes the first Airport to go paperless for ID Pass applications
20 April 2015
Human Recognition Systems’ (HRS) MTrust is reducing pass rejections and waiting times, streamlining Gatwick’s ID Centre operations to increase security and improve service.
Gatwick to launch £20 million fund to support and incentivise new domestic and regional air services
20 April 2015
Gatwick Airport will establish a £20 million fund to support new air services to Gatwick from around the UK in the ten years following the opening of a second runway.
Do you have what it takes to grow a Diamond?
15 April 2015
The Gatwick Diamond Initiative has announced that it is seeking influential local business leaders to shape and grow this important area of economic activity.
BOOTS COMMENCES RECRUITMENT DRIVE FOR GATWICK
09 April 2015
Boots has recently embarked on a recruitment drive to fill Customer Assistant vacancies in a number of airport stores including over 100 hires across several Gatwick Airport stores.
Raymond Melee appointed Gatwick development dir.
01 April 2015
Gatwick has appointed one of the world’s most experienced airport construction project managers to prepare the groundwork and ensure construction of a new runway can start immediately, should the Government and planning authorities give it the green light.
LEGAL & GENERAL CHIEF APPLAUDS LEP AT FORUM
27 March 2015
More than 100 policy makers and business organisations received an update on Coast to Capital’s Growth Deal projects at the Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership Forum held on 25 March at the Hilton London Gatwick Airport hotel.
Gatwick Diamond Initiative delivers record levels of new business
27 March 2015
The Gatwick Diamond Initiative has revealed that, after just six months, suppliers attending the Gatwick Diamond ‘Meet the Buyers’ event have already generated more than £500k in new business and predict that future orders could eventually total over £8 million.
Crawley-based Acro Aircraft Seating celebrates ‘International Business’ win at the Gatwick Diamond Business Awards
26 March 2015
Acro Aircraft Seating are flying high on success following their win at the prestigious 2015 Gatwick Diamond Business Awards. The Crawley-based business won the award for International Business of the Year, sponsored by the Gatwick Diamond Initiative.
New jobs lined up as Crawley firm wins £80m contract
25 March 2015
Manor Royal firm celebrates winning an £80 million contract to provide equipment to two cancer centres.
Businesses take off with Gatwick, Google and UK Trade & Investment
23 March 2015
London Gatwick has teamed up with the Government’s Business is GREAT campaign and Barclays to today hold a conference for more than 100 British businesses designed to help them grow internationally.
NEW £240 MILLION GOVERNMENT DEAL SET TO CREATE 20,000 LOCAL JOBS
23 March 2015
Business Minister Matthew Hancock today signed the Coast to Capital Growth Deal, during a visit to Ricardo Ltd in Shoreham, which will bring nearly £240 million of Government investment to Brighton and Hove, Croydon, the Gatwick Diamond, Lewes and West Sussex.
Coast to Capital LEP - Budget Statement Comment
19 March 2015
Coast to Capital, the Local Enterprise Partnership for West Sussex, Brighton & Hove, Lewes, Croydon and the Gatwick Diamond has broadly welcomed the Chancellor's 2015 budget.