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GoResponse Named Best Call Centre At The World Contact Center Awards

The Olympics may still be weeks away, but that hasn’t stopped GoResponse from picking up two gold medals. The Kent-based telephone answering service provider picked up three awards at the prestigious 2012 Contact Center World Awards (EMEA), which included GoResponse being named Best Small Contact Centre and GoResponse’s Managing Director Mark Kirby being announced as […]

Medway Council jobs scheme wins international acclaim

A council initiative to help get people back into work has been shortlisted for an award celebrating Europe’s most innovative projects. The Medway Council led project SUCCES, which is designed to give unemployed people the help they need to get back into work, has been nominated to compete in the annual Regiostars awards, run by […]

Cyclopark opens in Kent

Cyclopark, Kent’s new activity place has opened. Click above to watch our film. The aim is to bring first class cycling, running and extreme sports facilities to north Kent and be one of the leading multi sport centres in the south of England. Cyclopark will offer an exciting range of activities for everyone from the […]

Leaving school in style

Just like his dad, Finn Callow has an appreciation for fast, beautiful cars. So when the most important social date in his school diary approached, his leaving prom, he knew deep down he wanted to arrive in style. In reality he resigned himself to be taxied in his mum’s modest Ford Focus. Not quite so […]

Nearly half of ‘Generation i’ Brits can’t ‘switch off’ on holiday

47% of 18 to 34 year olds will take their laptop on holiday this year but nearly 1 in 5 won’t have travel insurance New research from comparison site has revealed that nearly half of younger Brits aged 18 to 34 can’t bear being out of contact with work and friends when they go […]

DSH Offers Tax Clampdown Assistance

HM Revenue & Customs is clamping down on contractors in its latest revenue-raising tax drive, warns DSH Chartered Accountants and Business Advisors’ services. The IR35 tax legislation campaign will target those workers who provide their services to clients through a limited company – a ‘personal service company’ – such as IT technicians and engineers. Companies […]

Shepherd Neame Announces winners Of Pub Awards

The Ship and Trades at Chatham Maritime has been named Pub of the Year in the Shepherd Neame Pub Awards. Thirteen of the brewery’s 350 pubs in the South East collected awards for different aspects of running a successful pub, such as serving great food, pulling the perfect pint or being at the heart of […]

Qype Appoints First Company-Wide Sales Director

Qype, Europe’s leading consumer reviews site, has appointed Kimberley O’Hara as Sales Director, Local Advertising across all 13 of its markets. The new role has been established in response to Qype’s continued growth, which has seen the company’s local advertiser customer base expand by 500 per cent over the last 12 months. Previously Head of […]

Kent Inventor’s World Changing System Being Shipped To Kenya

Kent Science Park-based company Boundless Horizons will shortly be sending their revolutionary Solar Grow 1 (SG1) system out to Kenya to improve food production and supply in Eldoret, a town in the west of the country. The system will be a vital part of development work being carried out in the area by international development […]

Partnership support for the Armed Forces Community

Royal British Legion Industries and Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council have formalised plans to work together to support Armed Forces Communities across the Borough with the signing of a Community Covenant. The local Covenant reflects the principles of the Armed Forces Covenant published in May 2011. This recognises the moral obligation that the nation has […]