Archive for the ‘Kent Business News’ category

First birthday celebration for NewBuy scheme at Kings Hill

Kings Hill homebuilders have wished many happy returns to NewBuy, the government’s scheme to help homebuyers as it celebrates its ‘first birthday’. Kings Hill New Homes, the forum which brings together masterplanning developer Liberty Property Trust UK, Kent County Council and homebuilders at Kings Hill, near Maidstone, has praised NewBuy for having a positive impact […]

Shepherd Neame Wins Best UK Pub Company Award

Shepherd Neame’s pubs have won a top accolade at The Publican Awards 2013 held at the Grosvenor House Hotel in Park Lane. Britain’s oldest brewer fought off stiff competition to win the Best Managed Pub Company (2-50 Sites) award, given to “a highly successful managed retail estate, which has shown strong innovation and performance in […]

Free Intellectual Property Law Seminar at KSP

Intellectual Property (IP) Law is one of the hot topics for all businesses that own and commercialise their intellectual property. In order to help businesses navigate through the difficult waters of IP Law, Kent Science Park is hosting a free event in association with experts asb law. This event is focused towards business owners, as […]

LED lighting developments on display at Erith company

An Erith company is shedding fresh light on its business after installing LED lighting systems manufactured and supplied by Dartford-based 8point3 Ltd. Display Developments was founded in 1956 and was one of the first fabricators of sheet plastics in the South East of England. Today its product range covers point of sale displays, office products, […]

Solley’s Real Dairy Ice Cream Reaches New Heights

Australian airline Qantas is treating its Business Class passengers to delicious ice cream from the Garden of England, made with 100 per cent Kentish milk. Award-winning ice cream producers Solley’s Farms is now supplying Qantas flights out of the UK with flavours Ginger and Raspberry, made at the company’s Ripple, near Deal, plant. Stephen Solley, […]

Manston adds new lounge ahead of KLM service

Work is underway to create a dedicated Executive Lounge for passengers at Manston Airport in time for the inaugural KLM Royal Dutch Airlines flight to Schiphol on 2 April. The lounge, which will create a relaxing business environment for passengers before they depart, includes comfortable seating areas with sofas and chairs, a television and complimentary […]

Havas moves to Hermitage Court

A global communications group has moved into its new offices at Hermitage Court, Hermitage Lane, Maidstone. From its new Kent offices, Havas Shared Services Ltd will continue to provide management services to the subsidiaries of Havas, one of the world’s largest global advertising, digital and communications groups, with its headquarters in Paris. The company has […]

Buzzlines Commuter Coach Gets Super-fast 4G Connection

Kent commuters will be among the first passengers in the country to enjoy super-fast 4G coverage thanks to leading coach operator Buzzlines. The Lympne-based operator has installed the technology on its Folkestone to London commuter service. The state-of-the-art system provides passengers with the highest quality wireless coverage available throughout the duration of their journey to […]

Eager locals flock to support Manston

Some 2,000 people headed to Manston Airport for its annual Holiday Show, which marked exactly one month before the first KLM passenger flight takes off on 2 April. Operated by KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, the twice daily flights to Schiphol Airport will connect passengers to 190 destinations worldwide. Charles Buchanan, Chief Executive of Manston Airport, […]

Natural England signs off Manston Airport’s proposed night-flight policy

After undertaking an ecological survey as part of the development of its proposed Night-time Flying Policy, Manston Airport has been given a clean bill of health by Natural England, the non-departmental government body responsible for vetting such reports. Under the EU Habitat Regulations, Manston was required to undertake the study into its impact on local […]