Archive for the ‘Kent Business News’ category

Business Showcase: JobsInKent.Com

About Created in 1999, is the longest established recruitment web site specifically focusing on Kent. is by far Kent’s largest job site receiving over 20 million hits in December 2010 from Kent based jobseekers. They advertise in excess of 4,000 jobs every week with more than 5,500 local businesses already having used […]

How safe are Kent’s roads?

How safe are Kent’s roads for business drivers? Here are some national stats from a recent survey. – Nearly 1 in 3 have been the victim of a road rage incident – 50% are scared about driving on Britain’s roads because of other drivers – Three quarters feel angry or stressed because of the way […]

Kent is a great place to start a business

Locate in Kent can help you if you are considering the opportunity of relocating your business to Kent. The organisation is an investment promotion agency with only one aim – to help your business expand in or relocate to Kent and Medway, a county with all-round business advantages. They provide a free corporate relocation service […]

Jobless Rate For New Graduates Doubles Over Recent Recession

The unemployment rate for new graduates was 20 per cent in the third quarter of 2010, almost double the rate in the last quarter before the recent recession, according to new figures published today by the Office for National Statistics. This was the highest unemployment rate for new graduates in over a decade, with almost […]

Paul Andrew’s introduces the B2B South East Show 2011

The B2B South East Business Show is a professional event to provide a dynamic platform for businesses to network, make new contacts, share knowledge and learn. It is a unique event as it unites all sectors of business and is the only marketing medium that brings the buyer, seller and products together at the same […]

Business Failures Fall 18 Per Cent During 2010

In 2010 the annual rate of business insolvencies fell for the first time in two years as the financial health of UK businesses improved, according to the latest Insolvency Index from Experian®, the global information services company. 1.04 per cent of UK businesses failed in 2010, compared to 1.25 per cent in 2009, the first […]

Kent Landlords With Empty Properties In For A Shock

The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) is concerned that small firms that have empty properties could have to pay thousands extra in business rates with changes to the exemption from paying empty property rates due to come into force from April this year. The exemption, introduced in 2009, meant that businesses with an empty property […]

Kwik-Fit Urges Fleets To Make Winter Tyre Bookings For 2011/12 As Corporates Snap Up Stock

Kwik-Fit has sold out of cold weather (winter) car tyres after the UK’s largest independent fast-fit giant had its entire 50,000-strong allocation snapped up by corporate and retail customers. However, the company still has in stock around 5,000 cold weather tyres for light commercial vehicles. With more harsh weather expected across the UK over the […]

BA statement 21 Jan 2011

BA Statement: 21 Jan 11 It is clear from this ballot result that Unite does not have the support of the majority of our cabin crew. Of our 13,500 crew, only 43 per cent voted in favour of strike action in this ballot. Unite has lost about 2,500 cabin crew members since this dispute started, […]

BT And The Three Top 2010 Broadband Sales Chart

Three Mobile led the way in mobile broadband, ahead of a strong showing from Vodafone. Last year’s home broadband success story, O2, was down in fifth place, also behind Sky and Virgin Media respectively. Three Mobile continued its strong mobile broadband showing for the second year in a row. David James, marketing director, BT Consumer, […]