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Daniels Fitness Group Has Right Formula For Growth

Daniels Fitness Group, based on the Kent-Sussex border, is in pole position for further growth after being appointed by leading Formula 1 team,Mercedes GP PETRONAS. As a result Daniels Fitness Group (DFG) is now the exclusive provider of fitness, health and wellbeing programmes for its staff at the Formula 1 team’s Operational Centre in Brackley, […]

Study Highlights Manston’s Economic Impact

Independent research by a leading aviation consultancy into the economic impact of Manston suggests that the Kent airport would deliver nearly £65 million GVA a year to the local economy by 2018 if its Master Plan development is realised. Importantly, given the recent announcement of Pfizer’s departure from Sandwich, York Aviation’s research also suggests the […]

Download The Kent SME Marketing Report 2011 Now

With over 100 business owners participating in the survey, and analysis and insights from leading industry experts, this report by Cloudminds is your passport to understanding how other businesses within the region are winning new customers and keeping existing ones. As you read this report, you’ll discover: Multi-channel marketing for an SME: Understand how other […]

10 Basic Tips For Negotiating More Effectively

This feature has been written by John McCambley and aims to provide you with a number of practical tips on how to get a better deal when negotiating and draws upon his own experience of working across a number of challenging market sectors: retail, fmcg, electronics, distribution, market research and media. Know what you want… […]

80% of Kent Business Leaders Report ‘Green Shoots’

A Bank of England talk about the state of the UK’s economy ended on a positive note last week, as around 80% of Kent’s business leaders attending indicated their business was experiencing ‘green shoots’ of recovery. The event, hosted by Kent Science Park, in conjunction with HSBC bank, was an opportunity for members of the […]

Kent HR Conference 2011

The Kent HR Conference will take place this year on Wednesday, 8 June at the Ashford International Hotel. In response to the considerable change facing the private, public and not for profit sectors, this year’s event will focus on ‘shaping the future’ and will offer company directors, senior managers and HR professionals practical and insightful […]

TomTom Launches GO LIVE 800 Series

TomTom makes connected navigation even more accessible with the launch of the TomTom GO LIVE 800 series. This stylish new addition to the GO portfolio comes with a whole year of LIVE Services- including TomTom’s market leading HD Traffic service. The TomTom GO LIVE 800 series is part of a complete refresh of the company’s […]

Pension Incomes Climb To 2½ Year High

New research by Investment Life & Pensions Moneyfacts has revealed that average retirement incomes have increased steadily since the start of 2011 and now stand at a 2½ year high. The increase in retirement incomes comes on the back of a combination of improving personal pension fund performance and higher pension annuity rates. In terms […]

British Corporates Are Worst Offenders In £24 Billion Late Payment Debt

Large corporates are responsible for many of the late payments making up the massive £24 billion owed to British small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs), according to research from Bacs, the organisation behind Direct Debit and Bacs Direct Credit. * 33% of SMEs say corporates don’t pay on time * Payments delayed by up to […]

Dell Introduces The Powerful XPS 15z – One Of The Thinnest 15-Inch PCs On The Planet

Dell has introduced the XPS 15z laptop one of the thinnest 15-inch PCs on the planet[ii], and the first in a series of new thin and powerful products from Dell to come this year. With the XPS 15z, everyone from mobile warriors to students and small-business owners now have everything they need to work hard […]