Archive for the ‘Kent Business News’ category

New top team at the Tourism Society

Sandra Matthews-Marsh has been elected vice-chairman of the Tourism Society, the professional membership organisation for the industry with more than 1,000 members in the UK and worldwide. Mrs Matthews-Marsh, chief executive at Visit Kent, will be working with the society’s new chairman David Curtis-Brignell, for the coming year to drive up standards of professionalism across […]

Ambassadors Experience ‘Hotbed of Innovation’ at Kent Science Park

Over forty Kent Ambassadors descended on Kent Science Park on Tuesday to learn more about important, innovative work that is taking place on site. Some of the most successful pioneers of Kent were amazed by the success of companies Boundless Horizons and Ecologia. The visit was part of an annual two day event in which […]

White Cliffs star in GREAT International Marketing Campaign

Dover’s iconic White Cliffs feature in the latest image to be posted around the world ahead of the Olympic and Paralympic Games as part of the Government’s GREAT campaign. LOCOG (The London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games), the Government Office for England, and Kent County Council (KCC) working in partnership with Visit […]

Vertex Law’s Guide to the Olympics

Employment experts at Vertex Law have issued a five-point pre-Olympics plan to help keep Kent businesses operating at a gold medal standard throughout the Games. The guide aims to minimise the potential impact of employee interest in the London 2012 Games, which begin on Friday, July 27, by raising a number of points you may […]

A Change Will Do You Good, Says BNH

A major overhaul of the financial advice industry will ensure investors and businesses have access to clearly costed and expert advice, according to leading independent financial advisors Brunning Newman Houghton (BNH). The reforms outlined by Financial Services Authority, the industry regulator, include the scrapping of commission-based payments for investment and pension advice from January 1, […]

Visit Kent celebrates many happy returns

The successful promotion and development of Kent as a tourism destination through the partnership of the public sector and tourism businesses was celebrated recently at County Hall, Maidstone. The event, part of Visit Kent’s tenth birthday celebrations, recognised the importance of tourism to the county’s economy, and was attended by senior representatives from Kent County […]

Olympic Torch Relay Evening Celebration in Dover

As excitement continues to build, Dover District is ready to welcome the Olympic Torch next week, including an amazing evening celebration on Dover Seafront on Wednesday 18 July, set against the stunning backdrop of our world famous white cliffs. The Torch will make a spectacular entrance into Dover Harbour on 18 July aboard the Tall […]

Kent & Medway B2B 2012 video highlights

Congratulations must go go Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce for producing the superb Kent & Medway B2B 2012 business show this week. The event has grown from small beginnings into one of the county’s most prestigious business occassions. In fact it is their 26th annual business exhibition. Click above to watch our video report which […]

Compliance Pitfalls Outlined to Kent Solicitors

Law firms from Kent have been finding out how to ensure they are fully compliant with the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) Handbook, at an event hosted by Clydesdale Bank’s Maidstone Financial Solutions Centre (FSC). Local law firms joining the nationwide teleconference heard legal experts outline some of the potential pitfalls of failing to adopt the […]

Dover District Heritage Strategy-Your Views Sought

From our iconic white cliffs to a wealth of historic sites and attractions, Dover District is known around the world for its heritage – and now a leading strategy is being developed to ensure this heritage shapes the future of the area, and your views are sought. Dover District has an amazing rich historic environment, […]