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Runware Doesn’t Miss A Beat With Clever iPhone Heart-Rate App

Runware has launched the Runalyzer Sport Pack, which combines an iPhone-compatible heart-rate monitor, chest strap and armband. The French-based designer of innovative smartphone accessories has been certified by Apple to design devices specifically made for iPhones, iPads and iPods (or MFi devices). Olivier Pascal, CEO of Runware, explains, “With Runalyzer, we help people of three […]

20 new jobs created in Kent for the price of one nationally!

The Kent Foundation for Young Entrepreneurs is creating jobs in new businesses at an average of only £2,000 each compared with Prime Minister David Cameron’s claim recently that £40,000 was the cost to the public purse for every job created in the UK. Using a modest grant from Kent County Council, for over 25 years […]

Cobbler’s dreams come true thanks to Medway Council grant

Another local business has opened up in Medway, and for cobbler Arnaud Gois, it’s the start of a dream come true. The 38 year old has accomplished a 10-year dream and set up his own cobblers based in Station Road, Rainham, with a little help from a Medway Council start up grant. Cobbler Elf was […]

Paul Carter to open Kent 2020 Vision START-UP LIVE

Kent 2020 Vision START-UP LIVE is pleased to announce that Paul Carter, leader of Kent County Council, will open the event on 24th October 2012, at the Kent Event Centre in Detling. Cllr Carter is an experienced serial entrepreneur, having set up many new businesses mainly allied to the construction and property industry. All have […]

Vertex Boosts Employment Team

Vertex Law’s employment team has been further boosted by the arrival of one of Kent’s most experienced legal specialists. Jonathan Simmons has joined the Kings Hill law firm as Head of the Employment Team having held anumber of senior positions with other legal practices in the county. A former President of the Kent Law Society […]

Plessey To Launch ECG Monitor At Electronica

Plessey will be launching a hand held, ECG monitor at this year’s Electronica Show. Aimed at the home health market, the imPulse™ will allow the routine, quick and accurate recording of ECG signal outside of the medical environment and without the need for conductive gel or skin preparation. This compact, hand-held device detects an ECG […]

Kent Science Park Sees 35% Increase In Shared Commutes For Liftshare Week

Kent Science Park celebrated national Liftshare week by encouraging staff onsite to share their journey to work, and saw a sizeable increase in the number of employees doing just that. After site-wide promotion of the day to persuade as many people as possible to share their commute on the 5th October, nearly 200 people ended […]

Auslogics Releases Disk Defrag Pro 4.1

Auslogics Software Pty. Ltd., a leading publisher of computer maintenance and optimization software has announced the release of version 4.1 of its professional defragmentation software, Disk Defrag Pro. Auslogics Disk Defrag Professional is a program that offers advanced disk defragmentation and optimization algorithms both to home and business users. Included is the boot-time (offline) defragmentation […]

Council cuts red tape to benefit local businesses

Hundreds of local jobs have been safeguarded after Medway Council cut unnecessary red tape to offer contracts to dozens of small local firms. The move comes after the council met with the Federation of Small Businesses and asked them to point out what prevents small and medium local firms applying for contracts with them. The […]

Enjoy Safe Halloween and Firework Celebrations

The Dover District Community Safety Partnership is reminding people to stay safe during Halloween and firework festivities. The partnership – which sees Dover District Council, Kent Police, Kent Fire and Rescue Service and many other agencies working together – is asking for assistance from parents, young people, youth and community leaders, and shopkeepers to make […]