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Vertex Law Helps Client’s Growth

Vertex Law has assisted Aston Scott Group plc, one of the largest independent insurance broking and risk management groups in the UK, to further boost its presence in the South East with the acquisition of two separate portfolios of business in Surrey and Hampshire. The company’s recent purchase was for the business of the Caterham […]

Canterbury Christ Church University Business Forum 24th January 2012

  To Kick-Start the New Year, the Business Forum starts with a presentation on Mind Fitness. In today’s extremely demanding environment, being able to perform to your best, inspire and engage with others, is an increasingly complex process, whether it be in teams, networks or complex relationships. Graham Williams from Performance Specialist will provide ideas […]

East Malling Research aids HIV research

Medical scientists on a quest to provide low cost-drugs to restrict the spread of HIV across the world are working with plant specialists at East Malling Research (EMR) in Kent to find a solution. The horticultural researchers are now successfully growing genetically modifiedtobacco plants which are exuding a potentially lifesaving drug through their roots. It […]

Waste collection company picks up advice from Locate in Kent

A new rubbish and recycling firm has wasted no time in laying out expansion plans after surpassing its growth targets. Trident Waste Management, based in Ashford, has attracted more than 40 customers since it began trading on September 1, 2011. The immediate uptake of its services has seen income increase consistently by more than 30 […]

TFC Ltd Tightens Its Grip On The Market

A Sussex company has continued its successful buy-and-build strategy after sealing a deal that strengthens its position in the global industrial fasteners market. Heathfield-based TFC Ltd, which is one of Europe’s leading suppliers of technical fasteners to industry and manufacturing, has acquired ESF Ltd, a Yorkshire company with a strong presence in the north of […]

RBLI Becomes An Accredited Supplier for Carillion

On the 15th November Royal British Legion Industries (RBLI) achieved the status of ‘Accredited’ supplier of signage for Carillion plc, one of the UK’s leading support services companies. The accreditation means RBLI will now be able to supply signage across the Carillion Group. Commercial manager for RBLI Robert James said of the accreditation, ‘We are […]

123 Million Working Hours Lost Each Year Due To Traffic Delays in UK

Over 123 million working hours are lost every year as motorists sit gridlocked in their vehicles during their daily commute, reveals research commissioned by Churchill Car Insurance*. With more than one in 10 (11 per cent) of those who drive to work reporting that they are at least 40 minutes late every time they are […]

Free Parking From Dover District Council

As a special boost for communities at this time of the year, and looking forward to the range of celebrations in a very special new year, Dover District Council is offering free parking on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 December in all DDC owned car parks across the district. This offer does not include on-street […]

STARS of The Marlowe pantomime thank the theatre’s first corporate partners

John Partridge (Prince Charming) and Kate Quinnell (Cinderella) met representatives from the 29 companies at a special breakfast and presented them with certificates. The event was to recognise the support the Founding Corporate Partners (FCPs) gave to the fundraising campaign, which raised more than £4.28 million towards the new theatre. Collectively the FCPs contributed more […]

Helen Corbett takes on historic bridge role in Rochester

A new Chief Finance Officer has been appointed by the Rochester Bridge Trust. Helen Corbett, 34, takes over responsibility for managing the 600-year-old charity’s assets and making sure they continue to provide sufficient funds to maintain crossings of the Medway at Rochester. She is the first woman officially to fill the role – although in […]