Archive for the ‘Kent Business News’ category

Kent Foundation: The Fourth Option – Being an Entrepreneur!

The new business plan for Kent Foundation for young entrepreneurs is being launched today 18 April 2011. Young people of Kent go through their education with a view to having three optional endings: Further Education, Employment, or Unemployment. However, there is growing appreciation of the importance of The Fourth Option – Being an Entrepreneur. Last […]

Low Carbon and Energy Production Event on 23rd May 2011.

Kent Economic Board are planning a series of events with industry sectors which they believe have the most potential to grow the Kent economy. What is important to KEB is to hear from you about what should happen in terms of encouraging investment, addressing skills needs and supporting business development to really make a difference […]

Service Desk and IT Support Show

Kent Business TV spoke to Howard Kendall, Founder and Chairman of SDI Europe about his forthcoming event at Earls Court on 19th & 20th April 2011. Click above to watch his film. There’s so much going on at Service Desk & IT Support Show 2011. It’s where the industry converges to see and try out […]

Marcia Francis introduces Jacksons Fencing

Marcia Francis from Jacksons Fencing spoke to KBTV at Kent 2020. Please click above to watch her film. Jacksons Fencing is a family run business that was started by Ian Jackson and his father back in 1947. There’s no doubt that family businesses are run differently to other types of business. They believe that traditional […]

Fergus Ross from Warners Solicitors talks to KBTV

Kent Business TV spoke to Fergus Ross from Warners Solicitors at the recent Kent 2020 Business Show. To watch the film, please click on the play button above. At Warners, their solicitors combine the right blend of expertise, experience, enthusiasm and resources to get their clients the results they want at a value that keeps […]

Meet Maggie Langley from Office Hounds

Office Hounds’ virtual assistants provide outsourced business support on demand. Kent Business TV spoke to Office Hounds’ founder Maggie Langley at the recent Kent 2020 Business Show. Office Hounds’ can help you to; * Get organised * Reduce Stress * Perk up cash flow * Improve communication * Shorten your To Do List * Do […]

Apprenticeships Zone is a big success at Kent 2020

Kent Business TV spoke to Sarah Colclough, Support Officer for Kent Apprenticeships at Kent 2020. Click the play button above to watch the film. Employers visiting the Kent 2020 exhibition had the opportunity to win an apprentice for a year in a competition organised by Kent Apprenticeships. Exhibitors and visitors were invited to take their […]


Ashford is the fastest-growing town between London and Continental Europe – something that was seen as a real business opportunity by James Wraith, who has set up the town’s first microbrewery. Formerly a software developer and IT manager, and having read chemical engineering at Imperial College, London, Mr Wraith retrained as a brewer at Brewlab […]

FSB Reaction To The Independent Commission On Banking Interim Report

The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has welcomed the report from the Independent Commission on Banking (ICB), into the banking sector and urges the Government to look closely at its interim recommendations in order to open up competition in the sector. Commenting on the report, John Walker, National Chairman, Federation of Small Businesses, said: “The […]

Kent Submits Schools’ Bid To Government

The proposal to rebuild or refurbish 15 Kent secondary schools has been resubmitted to government. Work at the schools in Gravesham and Thanet was halted last July when the government stopped the Building Schools for the Future programme. Following a successful judicial review, Kent County Council was invited to make a case for the schools […]