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Kent Business Radio Goes From Strength To Strength!

Kent Business Radio was launched a few months ago by Kent based Entrepreneur Paul Andrews. It was a bold step by Paul and it’s proving to be very popular and it’s number of listeners is growing every week. If you haven’t had a listen yet, I would recommend that you do!  You can find the […]

Vertex Law will be flying the flag for Kent!

Vertex Law will be flying the flag for Kent at the forthcoming South East Insider Dealmakers Awards. The Kings Hill firm has been shortlisted for the South East Corporate Law Firm of the Year category and is pitted against three other regional finalists: two based in Crawley and one from Guildford. “We are very pleased […]

Technology Is Critical To Limiting Impact Of Fuel Prices On Businesses

Spiralling petrol price increases which are set to hit Britain’s businesses with a multi-million pound headache in 2011 can be offset by the deployment of technology, leading telematics provider Trimble MRM said today. The increase in fuel duty of 0.76p per litre of petrol which took effect last week could have a significant impact on […]

VAT Pushes Household Mobile Bills To £1,040 A Year But Networks Hike Prices Further

While many retailers are softening the blow of the 2.5% VAT increase for consumers by reducing or freezing their prices, mobile networks are seizing the moment to restructure their pricing and hike prices by as much as 150%. The rises will deal a bitter blow to the five million customers already unhappy with the value […]

Autumn closure for Business Link

REGIONAL Business Link advice services will be closed by the end of the year as the Government overhauls state-funded business support. Ministers have fleshed out plans to replace the current network of regional business link services with an improved national website supported by a call centre.

The 7 Mistakes People Make That Kill Their Business

As a business starts to grow, it’s crucial that your actions don’t strangle it in its infancy. By avoiding the mistakes that so many business owners make you have a far greater chance of succeeding beyond the first 2 years. Hilary Briggs is a management consultant with over 20 years of industrial experience having held […]

Kent Science Park is an excellent location for any business

Kent Science Park campus, one of the largest in the South East of England, offers over 500,000 sq ft (46,450 sq m) of high specification, purpose built accommodation to let, flexible enough to nurture the ambitious start-up, as well as to serve the expanding or mature technology company. For more information visit

Launch Of New British Motor Festival

A great new event for petrol heads in Kent. The first ever British Motor Festival is to be held at the Royal Windsor Racecourse, Berkshire, from 11th – 13th March 2011. The Festival, as featured by Car Dealer Magazine , is set to be one of the most exciting new consumer events in 2011 and […]

Prosperity Brownies Make the Best Brownies on the Planet!

It’s official, the team at Lavender Blue Media think that Prosperity Brownies make the best brownies in the world!! Earlier this year, we were commissioned by South East Design to make a film about Prosperity Brownies who are an award winning business based in Sussex. The aim of the video was to demonstrate the importance […]