Archive for the ‘Kent Business News’ category

Equity-raising regulations relaxed

The relaxation of equity-raising regulations will help cash-strapped SMEs, according to a leading local corporate finance adviser. Geert Struyven, corporate finance partner at Crowe Clark Whitehill, a leading national firm offering audit, tax and business advisory services with local offices in Tunbridge Wells and Maidstone, said the amendments would be of huge benefit to Kent […]

Recycling for the future – New bins delivered in Dover district

A major new service that is set to deliver even more recycling for the future is rolling out across Dover District – with the first new bins delivered to households in the area starting from Monday, (12 September). The new recycling and waste collections start from 19 September, with new containers provided to households as […]

B2B South East Business Show returns on 14 October 2011

The First B2B South East Business Show held at the Cophorne Hotel in Effingham earlier in the year was a huge success according to the exhibitors that Kent Business TV spoke with. Click above to view our film report. The show is a professional event which provides a dynamic platform for businesses to network, make […]

Licences for sexual entertainment venues up for review

Tonbridge & Malling Borough Council is inviting local people, organisations and businesses to comment on whether it should adopt new powers relating to the licensing of sexual entertainment venues, following recent changes to legislation. Currently, only sex shops and sex cinemas require a licence from the Council. However, the Policing and Crime Act 2009 introduced […]

High speed services have launched from Sandwich and Deal

Yesterday saw the successful start of high speed services from Sandwich and Deal. Local VIPs including Charlie Elphicke, MP for Dover and Deal, Laura Sandys, MP for South Thanet and Paul Carter leader of Kent County Council were there to see the first train from Sandwich station depart at 05.50 and arrive at St Pancras […]

Funding for local community projects

Community groups in the area are reminded that time is running out to apply to the Dover District Neighbourhood Forums for grant funding of up to £2,500 for help with projects that can show benefit to the local community. Dover District Council and Kent County Council have again allocated funding to the Neighbourhood Forums to […]

Captcha are making their mark.

Captcha Studios is the brainchild of Thom Burgess, James Creasy and Tom Duffy; Three friends with a background in graphic design, animation, photography and with a shared enthusiasm for all things creative. Captcha was founded with a view to combine these skills and thus be able to supply people with the key skills of design, […]

Kent allocated £9.87m for Broadband roll-out

Kent is set to get £9.87 million to help take Broadband to everyone and superfast to 90 per cent of homes and businesses in the county, Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport Secretary Jeremy Hunt has announced. Mr Hunt has set out details of how the English counties can get a share […]

MCR appointed administrators to Sittingbourne based haulage business

Paul Williams and Jason Godefroy, Partners at MCR were appointed joint administrators of 21st Century Logistics Limited on 26th August 2011. 21st Century Logistics Limited was the operating company of The Dodd’s Group, a multi-depot, road haulage service for clients in all sectors from industry to grocery. The company was based in Sittingbourne and Sheffield […]

David Foley from TEKC talks about their business advice clinics

Click about to watch David Foley, Chief Executive of TEKC talking to Kent Business TV. About Thanet & East Kent Chamber: Thanet & East Kent Chamber (TEKC) is powered by local business to represent, support and assist companies and organisations in Thanet and East Kent. Located in the heart of Thanet, they are the largest […]