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Adaptation Grant Now Open for Applications

November 23, 2021

The Essex Business Adaptation Grant is now open for applications. …

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Share Your ‘Light Bulb Moment’ Ideas To Help Combat Climate Change

November 19, 2021

Let's not be a fly on the wall looking at others taking…

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Looking Wonderful for Winter

November 19, 2021

(Video to View) Nature has been busy around the estates…

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ART in Munich at International Event

November 16, 2021

It was great to learn that one of Witham's BID businesses…

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Adaptation Grant Reopens on 22/11/21

November 16, 2021

Essex County Council has allocated an additional £400,000…

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Another National Finalist On Our Estates

November 12, 2021

We are delighted to report that Simarco has been short-listed…

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We Have A Finalist On Our Estates

November 5, 2021

We are proud to learn that DD Group has been short-listed…

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Lest We Forget - Unknown Soldier Silhouettes

November 5, 2021

Witham Town Council have affixed silhouettes of the iconic…

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Avoid Furlough Fallout with Top Tips

November 5, 2021

Avoid Furlough Fallout with top tips available from Backing…

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Climate Change - How To Be Part Of The Solution

November 4, 2021

Businesses of all sizes around the UK are committing to do…

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#COP26 - BDC Launch Video Series

November 3, 2021

Braintree District Council are releasing a series of videos…

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New Guidelines for Ventilation in Businesses

November 3, 2021

The Health and Safety Executive has released new guidance…

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Litter Picking Continues Into Winter Months

October 29, 2021

#WeAreSolvingIt - we wanted to give the heads up that to help…

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Technology Business Services - Email Sponsor

October 29, 2021

We're delighted to say that Technology Business Services…

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Am I A BID Member Business?

October 29, 2021

We've been asked a couple of times recently what it means…

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E-Lifesaver - Is Your Workforce Equipped?

October 22, 2021

It's never been easier to equip your workforce with…

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Everyone’s Essex - County Level Improvement Goals

October 22, 2021

See a video about Essex County Council's plan for levelling…

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Bouncing Back - Braintree District Council’s Plan

October 22, 2021

Braintree District Council have launched their latest plan…

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British Gymnastics Hardship Grant

October 21, 2021

A helping hand opened on 19th October from the British Gymnastics…

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This Is Essex - The Extraordinary

October 21, 2021

An innovative video insight about the extraordinary people…

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In The Spotlight: The Car Studio

October 21, 2021

The Car Studio is one of our 250+ BID member businesses, and…

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Find Your Active - Have You Found Yours?

October 19, 2021

The Find Your Active campaign by Active Essex is helping to…

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Anything On The Agenda For You?

October 15, 2021

Witham Town Council will be holding its next Planning Application…

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Business Support Grants - Launching 18 Oct

October 15, 2021

Business support grants for businesses in the South East Local…

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What We Do To Help Restart Hearts

October 15, 2021

During our weekly defibrillator checks, we look at all the…

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Cashback Grant of Up To £10,000

October 15, 2021

Find out if you could be eligible to a cashback grant of up…

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Working Parents - Your Views Are In Demand

October 15, 2021

Essex County Council is looking for working parents who would…

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Restart A Heart Day - Official Poster

October 13, 2021

Download the official poster and help promote awareness of…

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AHA! Bazaar Embrace Charity for Diwali

October 13, 2021

Congratulations to AHA! Bazaar, one of our BID member businesses, for…

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How To Do CPR During Covid-19

October 13, 2021

A simple video which could help you save a life.  Whether…

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Take It Home - LitterCam

October 12, 2021

#TakeItHome - an interesting innovation in Brentwood to try…

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Barclays To Close In 2022

October 12, 2021

Barclays bank in Witham has announced it will close its doors…

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Have You Followed Us on Facebook Yet?

October 6, 2021

Our Facebook page has a new Autumn look.  Have you Liked/Followed…

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New Allergen Labelling Laws

October 6, 2021

Natasha's Law is now in place (as of 1 October 2021). …

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Commitment To Climate Change

September 23, 2021

Big Changes Start With Small Steps. There's a UK Government…

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The Knife Angel’s Message - Now in Chelmsford

September 22, 2021

The National Monument Against Violence and Aggression, known…

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Tidy Estates + Safe Staff - We’re Solving It

September 17, 2021

See our new video on landscaping across our estates - it's…

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Welcome! New Business Neighbours

September 17, 2021

We offer a very warm welcome to a couple of businesses…

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Winter Weather Impacts - We’re Solving It

September 15, 2021

"Nearly 40% of Brits Caught Out By Winter Weather",…

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How To Access the Invest4 Fund

September 15, 2021

This 2-part webinar starting on 21 September could be a great…

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Keep Your Payroll Rollin’ with HMRC

September 15, 2021

Keep Rollin', Rollin', Rollin',
Though…

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Welcoming The Mayor to Witham Industrial Watch

September 8, 2021

We were delighted to meet with The Mayor of Witham, Cllr Angela…

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Network With Your Business Peers

September 8, 2021

The BEST Growth Hub has announced a second round to their…

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How Has Covid-19 Impacted Our Lives?

September 8, 2021

An eye-opening blog with some fascinating figures from the…

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Good News/Bad News

August 20, 2021

We've made sure it's gone now, but why HAD so much…

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HMRC - EU Trade Tips

August 20, 2021

If you move goods between the UK and countries in the EU,…

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Financial Wellbeing?

August 17, 2021

Help your employees with their financial wellbeing through…

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Adapting With Digital

August 17, 2021

Are you unsure how to embrace this exciting new world of digital…

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A Look at Lockdown

July 30, 2021

During 15 months of lockdowns, come rain or shine, Community…

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State of the UK Climate

July 30, 2021

A fascinating and informative report on our climate changes…

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Be ATM Fraud Aware

July 29, 2021

Quick and convenient, cash machines are an easy way to withdraw…

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12 Hours Free Support

July 29, 2021

Take just 10 minutes to gain access to 12 hours of FREE business…

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New Guidance

July 27, 2021

New guidance from the Cabinet Office on NHS Test &…

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BEST - Business Help

July 26, 2021

Does your business need some guidance and support? The BEST…

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Right To Work Checks

July 26, 2021

There are changes to the Right-To-Work checks. Following the…

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Building A Community

July 26, 2021

How have WIW Ltd established communications and helped to…

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WIW and Road Safety

July 26, 2021

How has WIW Ltd assisted with road safety around the industrial…

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Personal Safety Support

July 26, 2021

We have installed 8 defibrillators at strategic points across…

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Secure Estates

July 26, 2021

WIW Ltd have worked with and on behalf of the 250+ businesses…

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Are You Brexit Savvy?

July 26, 2021

Make sure you understand what Brexit now means for you. To…

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Keeping Pathways Safe

July 1, 2021

We raised our concerns about the dangers and restricted…

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Shiny Signage

June 28, 2021

Watch our video tour and see how great the estate signage…

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SELEP Helps Recovery

June 25, 2021

The SELEP COVID-19 Recovery Funds Programme is a £4.4…

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Vital Checks Saving Lives

June 25, 2021

Rely on Witham Industrial Watch Ltd to make the vital checks…

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New Office Administrator

June 22, 2021

We are pleased to welcome Clair Tomalin to Witham Industrial…

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Why Have BID Status?

June 16, 2021

Why is BID status necessary for Witham's industrial estates?  Without…

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Help in Bad Weather

June 16, 2021

Witham Industrial Watch Ltd is very aware of the challenges…

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What exactly is a BID?

June 15, 2021

BID stands for "Business Improvement District". This scheme…

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It’s A Yes for 2019-24

July 31, 2019

The result of the Business Improvement District (BID) vote…

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WIW Actions & Achievements

August 22, 2018

Where the money goes but what will be next on the “wish…

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MP Priti Patel supporting WIW

August 2, 2018

We had the pleasure of meeting MP Priti Patel this morning.  So…

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Recycle for Essex - do your bit!

July 30, 2018

We hear about recycling all around us. By completing…

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Learning how to use a Defibrillator

June 14, 2018

WIW ran its fifth Defibrilator & CPR course today.  This…

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Latest crime in the area – lead thefts from businesses

March 29, 2018

Spring is here accompanied by an increase in theft and disruption…

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New Defib Support Kits Installed

March 19, 2018

New support kits have been installed in the cases for…

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Town Mayor & Inspector Visit

December 5, 2017

The Mayor of Witham Cllr Mrs JoAnn Williams met members of…

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Braintree Council invests in deterrent

August 4, 2017

Braintree District Council (BDC) has announced plans to invest…

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Empty your van/car before someone else does

December 21, 2016

Thefts from vans/cars cause loss of earnings and serious…

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“Over-inflating Annie” – not after our C P R training

November 7, 2016

WIW recently provided a free CPR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation training…

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Thieves aiming at new targets

June 30, 2016

It is reassuring the learn that there were no reports of crime…

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Has WIW broken the record?  8 Defibs!

May 6, 2016

Is there any other industrial area of a similar size to the…

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Advertising and sponsorship

November 9, 2015

WIW’s members have funded large road signs indicating…

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New Funding means more cameras

September 15, 2015

Match funding of £25,000 has been received from Braintree…

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Commercial Property - Investment Market

March 19, 2015

WIW members were recently given a brief update on the commercial…

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Parking: the car at rest versus lorry movements

December 22, 2014

Parking issues on industrial estates, especially in Witham,…

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Success for BID 2014-19

August 1, 2014

The success of the YES vote for the WIW Business Improvement…

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