Archive for the ‘Kent Business News’ category

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Chapel Down Group, the market leader in English wines, has raised more than £4.3 million as part of a major fundraising and financial restructuring project overseen by Vertex Law. The award-winning wine and beer producer, which is based in Tenterden, called on Vertex Law’s Commercial Team to manage a series of complex and interlinking transactions […]

Get Tax Returns in Order Now, Warns DSH

DSH Chartered Accountants & Business Advisors is urging taxpayers who have failed to submit tax returns to take advantage of a new HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) campaign. HMRC’s latest tax clampdown, launched on Tuesday (July 9), is aimed at people who have received a self assessment tax return or notice to complete a tax […]

GSE Group to Sponsor Hythe Town FC

Hythe Town FC has completed a major new signing ahead of the start of the new football season after agreeing a two-year sponsorship deal with GSE Group. The deal provides the Ryman League Division One South club with an undisclosed sum from the Hythe-based building, civil engineering and construction experts in return for main sponsorship […]

Professor David Hughes highlights grocery sector volatility

Kent food producers need to prepare for a rocky road ahead as unprecedented volatility in the grocery sector looks set to continue, according to a leading food expert. The warning came from Professor David Hughes, Emeritus Professor of Food Marketing at Imperial College London and Visiting Professor at the University of Kent Business School, who […]

Inflation At Lowest Rate In Six Months Thanks To Falling Fuel Prices

Data released this morning by the Office for National Statistics showed annual Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation fell to 2.4% in April, the first time the annual rate of inflation has fallen since September 2012. This was lower than consensus expectations of a fall to 2.6%. After six months of relatively stable price growth of […]

HMRC sets its sights on offshore trusts

As part of HM Revenue and Customs monthly campaigns to tackle tax evasion, offshore trusts will come under increased scrutiny, warns DSH Chartered Accountants & Business Advisors. The campaign follows recent agreements with Jersey, Guernsey and the Isle of Man to share tax information with the UK authorities, and Bermuda and other British overseas territories […]

Ministers get a taste of a great Kent Breakfast

Government Ministers and Kent’s MPs showed their support for the county’s produce at a special event at the Houses of Parliament. Visit Kent, promoting its Kent Breakfast initiative, was among the exhibitors at Kent Day on May 15, when visitors included David Heath MP, Minister of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. Hosted by […]

British manufacturing icon reborn thanks to CCW Recovery Solutions

Kent-based CCW Recovery Solutions has injected new life into a British manufacturing icon after it secured the sale of Lola Composites which went into administration nearly a year ago. Lola Composites, a composite components manufacturer supplying the aerospace, defence, communications and automotive industries, has been reborn as Forward Composites Limited, following the deal negotiated by […]

Solley’s Gives Away Ice Cream For Charity

Award-winning dairy producers Solley’s Farms will give away ice cream at Whitefriars shopping centre in Canterbury on Thursday, May 30 from noon to raise money for the Pilgrim Hospices. The Kentish dairy experts will be handing out their delicious ice cream to shoppers in return for a donation to the charity. Stephen Solley, managing director […]

Kent Science Park Is Forging Strong Links In CHAIN

Kent Science Park (KSP) continues to represent Kent and the South East on an international stage as a key part of the Channel Innovation Network’s second phase (CHAIN2). Representatives from KSP last week took 18 delegates from French Technology Businesses to Tech City in London, Level 39 at Canada Tower and Farnborough to network with […]