Archive for the ‘Kent Business News’ category

Registered status for Chatham bookkeeper

Registered status for Chatham bookkeeper Janice Richards of Chatham, is celebrating after achieving Registered Bookkeeper status with the International Association of Book-keepers. Registered bookkeepers have achieved a Level three IAB qualification or equivalent from another awarding body, the highest available, have at least two years’ relevant bookkeeping experience and have either a computerised bookkeeping qualification, […]

Ecologia lands multiple projects in the UK and Ireland

Ecologia lands multiple projects in the UK and Ireland Kent Science Park (KSP) tenant Ecologia has been awarded a number of major contracts for remediation projects across the UK and Ireland. Ecologia provide specialist environmental advice and undertake high quality site investigation and remediation projects using a mixture of conventional and innovative technologies. The company […]

£7600 to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

£7600 to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient Households carrying out energy efficiency improvements on their home can now get more money back to offset the cost of having the work done. From June, people in England and Wales will be able to get up to £7600 back through a new Green Deal Home Improvement […]

Dover Port sees growth over key Easter period

Dover Port sees growth over key Easter period The timing of Easter might ebb and flow like the tides, but what is clear is that the flow of tourist customers choosing Europe’s busiest ferry port is growing as the Port of Dover’s work to transform customer service continues. Comparing the March-April period for 2013 with […]

DSH merges with Tenbury

DSH merges with Tenbury DSH is pleased to announce the completion of a merger between DSH Chartered Accountants & Business Advisors of Maidstone and the Charing-based firm of Tenbury Chartered Accountants. For Philip Bramall, Tenbury’s Managing Partner, the move was a natural one to take. He said: “Having established Tenbury over 25 years ago I […]

New appointment for Stephen Waugh

Stephen Waugh, Managing Director of Charing-based Ardo UK, has now also been appointed Managing Director of the international frozen fruit and vegetable specialist’s Danish arm. Building on his success leading the British side of the business, which has seen turnover grow from £38 million to £59 million in the last ten years, Stephen is tasked […]

Commuters Spend Over a Year of Their Lives Travelling to Work

Commuters Spend Over a Year of Their Lives Travelling to Work – The average commuter spends over 10,000 hours – or over a year – commuting to work over a lifetime – Lifetime spend on a commute reaches an average £50,000 – London commuters pay an 88% travel premium, spending £66,407, versus those working in […]

A Fresh Look for Kent’s Coastal Hotel

A Fresh Look for Kent’s Coastal Hotel This Grand Old Lady, otherwise known as the Mercure Imperial Hythe Hotel & Spa, was designed and built in 1880, offering a ray of sunshine serving the ultimate seaside destination hotel experience. She has now received an injection of R&R (restoration and refurbishment) to bring her back to […]

Is Our Driving Test Fit For Purpose?

Thirty per cent of young drivers (aged 18-25) admit to breaking the law during their first few years on the road, according to a poll by Vision Critical and road safety charity the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM).1 Despite spending many weeks learning to pass the test, a majority (68 per cent) of younger drivers […]

Judges named for Kent Design & Development Awards

The panel of experts tasked with judging the Kent Design & Development Awards to help the county celebrate the design excellence of the county’s property and construction industry, has been appointed. The judging panel, chaired by Brian Horton, director of Horton Strategic, includes architectural, construction and design, housing and regeneration, as well as civil and […]