Inward investment and international trade support

Inward investment

Benefits of doing business in Essex

Essex’s strategic location between London and Cambridge provides a world class business destination to set up and grow your business.

Essex has a thriving advanced manufacturing, life sciences, financial services, distribution and logistics, construction, agriculture and tourism sector.

It offers local and international connectivity via its major highways (M25, M11, A12), train, freight services, ports and airports.

It has a highly skilled workforce, with a continual supply of fresh talent via its leading universities and colleges.

The other factors contributing to new investment into the area are affordable industrial and office spaces, fibre optic connectivity and business support provision.

Essex is the base to companies like Fords, BAE, Raytheon, AoN, e2v-Teledyne, Marsh, Hiscox, Case New Holland and their supply chain companies.

Contact our Inward Investment team

Our Inward Investment team is here to support your business expansion plans, irrespective of the sector or size of your business. Our experienced team and professional services partners can guide you, from site selection, until you are up and running.

For more information, contact:
Karthik Durgaprasad, Inward Investment Officer
karthik.durgaprasad@essex.gov.uk

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