Archive for the ‘Kent Business News’ category

Ultimate MSD celebrates 10th anniversary

Rebecca Whiffin, director of Ultimate MSD, the outsourced Marketing, Support and Development company, celebrated 10 years in business with a privately hosted social gathering for Kent business colleagues, which took place at the Innovations Centre in Rochester on 29th September. The event was co-sponsored by Affinity Wealth Management, Ultimate MSD and Ian Barratt Consulting and […]

Medics on the Move (East Kent) shortlisted for private rented sector award

Dover based, lettings and relocation agents, Medics on the Move has been shortlisted as a finalist for 2011/12 in the ‘South East Letting Agent’ category of the prestigious Landlord & Letting Awards. Oliver Romain, editor of Landlord & Buy-to-Let magazine and lead judge for the Awards, commented: “The Landlord & Letting Awards are the premier […]

Locate in Kent helping businesses put down roots in the countryside

Locate in Kent helping businesses put down roots in the countryside Kent’s rural offices are proving to be fertile ground for blossoming businesses with many owners seeking Locate in Kent’s help to actively find out-of-town locations from which to trade. At home care company Home Instead Senior Care moved into its new base at the […]

Coalfields Regeneration Trust Funding Available

More than £68,500 is still available this year to assist community groups in the former coalfield areas of Kent – and local voluntary and community organisations are being invited to apply for grants. Bridging the Gap is a Coalfields Regeneration Trust funding initiative administered in partnership with Dover District Council. It offers funding between £500 […]

Bluewater reaches record temperatures

Last Friday, sun worshippers, Gemma Bailey (from Welling) and Trudie Vernon ( from Rochester) were basking in the sunshine at Bluewater, Kent, as temperatures soared to 30 degrees ! As the South East made the most of the Indian summer, guests at Bluewater, enjoyed a spot of shopping and alfresco dining, followed by fun in […]

TFC ties up deal thanks to Crowe Clark Whitehill

A deal which will help strengthen a Sussex firm’s ties in the European fastener market has been secured thanks to the advice and funding from two teams of Kent advisers. Crowe Clark Whitehill, a leading national firm offering audit, tax and business advisory services with local offices in Tunbridge Wells and Maidstone, has advised TFC […]

Reduction In Women’s Pension Contributions

The first issue of the Friends Life Workplace Savings Index today revealed that women in most age groups have seen their pension contributions cut year on year. The rolling 12 month average pension contribution for women under 30 decreased by £2 to £128 a month, women aged 30 to 45 saw a £1 decrease to […]

Christmas 2011 Looks Rosy for Ragged Rose

Ready for the 2011 Christmas season, Ragged Rose has delivered a new range of colour co-ordinated gifts and homewares to suit discerning shoppers of all ages. From cosmetics bags to jewellery boxes, the range comprises items to suit all budgets and Christmas wish lists, and has already attracted the interest of major retailers. The Ragged […]

Commendation for Kent businessman

A Kent businessman has been highly commended in the 2011 IoD Director of the Year Awards, sponsored by Samsung Electronics. Kevin Kneebone Managing Director of Medway-based BACTEC, was named in the Global Director of the Year category, supported by Conqueror, having previously won the award for Director of the Year for a Business with a […]

Banker Justin is going back to his roots

A banker with ‘dirt under his fingernails’ from his years in farming has joined Clydesdale Bank as its Agri Business Partner for Kent and Sussex. Born and bred on a mixed farm between Eastbourne and Lewes in Sussex where he worked with his family, Justin Ellis also spent a year managing a dairy farm in […]