Archive for the ‘Kent Business News’ category

Chapel Down Wins Gold

Chapel Down Wins Gold at The International Wine Challenge 2011 We are delighted to announce that Chapel Down has been awarded a Gold Medal for their Rosé Brut at the International Wine Challenge 2011 – the world’s wine ‘Oscars’. Chapel Down was recognized in the sparkling rosé category, beating many other fizzes from around the […]

Coutts & Co Hosts Venture Philanthropy Forum

Coutts & Co hosted a Forum on philanthropy – Venturing into Venture Philanthropy at its Strand office on 19th May 2011, at which James Caan was the keynote speaker. The event covered the growing trend of ‘Venture Philanthropy’ which applies the principles of venture capital to philanthropy, where a strong package of financial support is […]

Howard Kendall Launches Customer Service TV

Kent Business TV spoke to Howard Kendall, Founder and Chairman of SDI Europe based in Orpington about CSTV. Click above to watch his film. Howard Kendall has IT service management flowing through his veins and is passionately committed to service in all its many forms. As the Founding Director and Chairman of SDI – The […]

Save Money And Improve Cashflow By Promoting Direct Debit

The social housing sector is well placed to benefit from significant cost savings according to Bacs, the not-for-profit organisation behind Direct Debit. The organisation is urging housing associations and local authorities to consider the active promotion of automated payments as a way of managing rental income and cutting processing costs. Drawing on their experience in […]

Wind Turbine Announcement Means New Jobs For Kent

Vestas Wind Systems has announced that it will build its new ground breaking offshore supersized 7.0 MW turbines at Sheerness Port in Kent leading to 2000 new jobs. Vestas’ new turbine is 80 metres long, which is the equivalent of nine double decker buses, and is designed for the roughest North Sea conditions. The announcement […]

EASY Group acquires KENT IT

EASY Group acquires KENT IT as part of its expansion plan to grow the Group in 2011 The EASY Group are having a massive growth strategy and have recently acquired KENT IT, 30 March 2011. KENT IT is one of the region’s longest established and trusted IT firms, who are currently supporting more than 500 […]

Former bakery in Broadstairs is renovated with help from No Use Empty

A former bakery in St Peter’s, Broadstairs, is being given a fresh lease of life with the help of funding from Kent County Council’s No Use Empty scheme. Local chartered surveyors, Urban Surveying and Design, has used a £50,000 loan to help transform the property into its new office space on the ground floor with […]

How Secure Is Your Online Presence?

Electronics giant, Sony, became a victim of a very carefully planned, very professional, highly sophisticated criminal cyber attack. How secure is your online presence? Terry Lane from Kent based blogging experts Buzzin Media gives a few tips on basic safety. Click above to watch Terry’s film. About Buzzin Media: Buzzin Media is a blog network […]

Peter Cook & The Art of Business Reinvention

Peter Cook looks at personal and corporate reinvention from the twin perspectives of business and music, using the examples of Prince, David Bowie, Madonna and Bill Nelson alongside that of Nokia, Toyota and Skoda. Peter leads The Academy of Rock – Conferences and Events that blend business with music, serving companies such as Pfizer, Unilever […]

Kent & London Business Show-Don’t Miss Your Chance To Exhibit!

Kent & London Business Show is one of the fastest growing business events in the South East and they still have a limited number of stands still available for the next event. The show at the Bexleyheath Marriott Hotel in Bexleyheath is in its 3rd year and was a complete sell out on the 2 […]