Archive for the ‘Kent Business News’ category

Top Jersey hotel just an hour away from Kent

Kent families looking for a break in warmer climes are now less than an hour from one of Britain’s top family hotels. Jersey’s Merton Hotel has been voted the best family hotel in the Channel Islands and fifth in Britain in TripAdvisor’s 2012 Travellers’ Choice Hotels for Families awards. Flights, which are operated by Discover […]

Kent Invicta Chamber Business Awards were a great success (video highlights).

The recent Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce Business Awards were a great success. Click above to watch a film produced by Lavender Blue Media on the evening. To find out more about the Business Awards and how the chamber can help your business, visit

Committed South East Small Business Owners Sacrifice Personal Life To Keep On Track

Small business owners in London and the South East are working long hours, through ill-health, and with few or no holidays, according to new research from Clydesdale Bank. According to the Bank’s estimates, the region’s owners contribute to the 64 million extra working days each year UK-wide to keep their businesses going. Clydesdale Bank’s new […]

Relax Red Tape Following Red Wine Ruling, Urges Vertex Law

EU wine regulation should be watered down in light of Chapel Down’s recent red wine red tape headache, according to food sector specialists Vertex Law. The Tenterden winery’s plans to sell a tasty tipple made from Argentinian Malbec grapes fell foul of EU legislation. Restrictive regulations prevented Chapel Down from using the terms ‘wine’ and […]

Free training to help tourism, leisure and hospitality businesses in Ashford.

Tourism, leisure and hospitality businesses in the Ashford area are being given the chance to apply for free places on Welcome to Kent top customer service training courses. Ashford Borough Council is offering two full day Welcome to Kent training courses and one in-house training package to help local businesses prepare to greet customers and […]

BBC Dragon to give FREE advice to start up businesses in Kent

Entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well in Kent with more and more people choosing to set up their own business. Visitors to Kent and Medway B2B on Tuesday 3 July 2012 at the Ashford International Hotel, will not only benefit from the experience of some of the county’s leading entrepreneurs but will also have the […]

HMRC’s Tax Campaign Offers E-Traders ‘Fresh Start’, says DSH

HM Revenue & Customs has launched an online auction e-marketplace tax campaign in a bid to raise extra revenue. The clampdown will target those who sell goods and services online via third-party sites such as eBay, AdTrader and Preloved, but are currently not paying the right amount of tax. Glen Thomas, Tax Partner at DSH […]

Brachers welcomes new employment law Partner

William Addis, formerly head of the employment team at Clarkson Wright and Jakes, has joined the Employment and HR team at leading regional firm Brachers. His arrival brings the number of employment law specialists to ten, the largest team rated by either the Legal 500 or Chambers guide to the Legal Profession in Kent. William […]

A night on the tiles with a difference! Hospice Moonlight Catwalk taking entries

Be part of one of the largest events for Hospice in the Weald, the Moonlight Catwalk on Friday 15th June. The 8 mile sponsored walk starts at Claremont Primary School and goes through Tunbridge Wells with treats and surprises for walkers along the way. This exciting night kicks off at 9.15pm and everyone sets off […]

Exciting new opportunities for local parents and businesses across Kent

Freelance Parents Network, a portal to connect freelancers with those wishing to hire them has just been launched. It aims to connect parents looking for freelance work with opportunities across the County. There are many parents who are taking time off from their careers to look after children but who would love to carry on […]