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Clydesdale Bank launches Growing Business support package

Clydesdale Bank has today unveiled a package of measures to support growing businesses across the UK. The “Growing Business” package of measures will provide new and additional support for businesses looking to start up, expand or switch their banking arrangements. This range of initiatives underlines the Bank’s commitment to help UK businesses grow under the […]

Retail Sales Growth Suggests UK Escaped Recession In Q3

This week’s Office for National Statistics (ONS) figures showed that sales volumes in September were 2.5% higher than last year. The value of sales increased by 3.2% compared to the same month last year, representing a continuation of increasing year-on-year retail sales since August 2011. We now have a full three months’ worth of retail […]

ŠKODA announces exceptional value for money autumn offers

ŠKODA’s famed outstanding value for money cars have just become even better thanks to a range of seasonal special offers. Buyers will be delighted to hear that SKODA’s popular ‘Pay no VAT’ campaign has been extended until the end of the year. It applies to every Fabia, Roomster, Superb Hatch and petrol-powered Superb Estates, as […]

You Decide At Neighbourhood Forums

Local residents are invited to come along and vote for their favourite community projects at the next meeting of the Deal and Walmer Neighbourhood Forum on Thursday 1 November at Walmer Science College from 6.30pm. Dover District Neighbourhood Forums have decided to continue using Participatory Budgeting (PB) to award grant funds to local community projects. […]

Social Networking – Are You Protecting Your Business?

While the rapid rise in the use of social media in recent years has given companies both a fantastic platform to promote their products and services and widen their business networks, it has also presented employers with a legal minefield to navigate, writes Erica Dennett, employment solicitor at Kings Hill-based Vertex Law. Social media can […]

Medway Council announces a £1million investment in local jobs

A £1million investment in jobs and more apprenticeship opportunities for people in Medway have been announced by Medway Council. Medway Council has launched a project that will see £1million invested in helping long term unemployed people hold down jobs in Medway over the next three years. The European project, IMPRESS, is partly funded by the […]

Crowe Clark Whitehill goes back to University

Two business experts have joined forces in an initiative that looks set to benefit Kent companies and also introduce students to the world of work. Crowe Clark Whitehill, a leading national firm offering Audit, Tax and Advisory services, with offices in Tunbridge Wells and Maidstone, has announced it is to collaborate with Kent Business School, […]

Full Reveal of Cascada Launches vauxhall Into New Sector

Vauxhall have released full pictures of its Cascada full-size convertible that will launch the company into a fourth new sector this year, following on from its Ampera, Mokka and ADAM models. The Cascada is a full four-seat, fabric-roof convertible which at nearly 4.7 metres in length is longer than an Audi A5 Convertible and positions […]

Nissan Van Range Wins Manufacturer Security Award

Nissan’s van range has been awarded two accolades at the recent British Insurance Vehicle Security Awards (BIVSA) 2012. The highlight was the van manufacturer award which saw Nissan’s extensive six vehicle range (NV200, Primastar, NV400, Cabstar, Navara and Pathfinder Van) beat stiff competition from the rest of the light commercial industry. The award recognises the […]

New Management Team Driving Buzzlines Travel Forward

It’s all change at the top as Buzzlines Travel announces new investment and new faces at its Lympne headquarters. Leading the new Buzzlines boardroom team is ex-RAF Squadron Leader Lynn Woods, co-founder and former CEO of Ashford-based Adastra Software, which was the subject of a £12m stock market flotation in 2008. After a spell landscaping […]