Archive for the ‘Kent Business News’ category

UK Now On A Steady Growth Path Through 2015 And Beyond – CBI

The CBI has raised its growth forecasts for 2013 and 2014 and expects growth to gather pace in 2015 as the recovery continues to build steadily. Business investment and net trade are also expected to provide increasing support to growth over the coming years. Unveiling its latest economic forecast on the eve of its flagship […]

Top business tips from Amsterdam

Almost 50 Kent business people headed to Manston Airport and got some practical advice on how to unlock trade opportunities in Holland, an export market worth more than €27.5bn a year to the British economy. The ‘Doing Business in the Netherlands’ seminar, organised by UK Trade & Investment and Air France KLM, in collaboration with […]

Avante Partnership’s new website aims to be an essential resource for families

Avante Partnership based in Faversham, Kent, has redesigned its website with the aim of providing important information for the communities it serves in Kent and beyond! The aim of the new website is to become an information portal for families looking for care or wanting to have a better understanding of dementia, care fees, youth […]

Arrival of Aviva deal helps young Kent company to grow

Kent-based commercial finance broker Integritas Financial Solutions, is to provide its high-level banking advice nationally after signing an exclusive deal with Aviva, one of the UK’s largest insurers. As a result, Integritas, led by Paul Saunders and Martin White, will work with Aviva’s Club 110, which supports approximately two hundred medium sized insurance brokers. The […]

Kent ready for economic recovery, says Kent Property Market Report

With businesses reporting increased orders, millions of pounds of investment incentives on offer and with major strengths in sectors likely to grow, the county’s economy is set fair as the recovery takes hold, according to the 2013 Kent Property Market Report. The report, which reviews the county’s commercial, retail, tourism, rural and residential markets and […]

Employers battle rising sickness levels

Staff sickness levels have risen over the last year but employers are doing more to reduce long-term absence from the workplace. As National Stress Awareness day approaches (6 November), employers are being reminded that healthy and happy workers mean a boost to the bottom line. Although the average absence level is now 7.6 days per […]

Search begins for London and the South’s Directors of the Year

Business leaders across the region are being invited to enter the 2013 London and South East Director of the Year awards run by the Institute of Directors (IoD). Open to members and non-members of the IoD, the awards will be welcoming entries from business leaders from the whole of London and the South East of […]

Kent Science Park Secures second round of INTERREG Funding to Launch New Genie Project

Kent Science Park has made a second successful bid for INTERREG funding – an initiative to stimulate cooperation between countries in the European Union. This means that the Park will continue to represent Kent and the South East in its quest to encourage trade and link businesses in the UK and France. As part of […]

Kent Science Park Inventor teams up with Joanna Lumley OBE

Kent Science Park based inventor Alexander K Bushell has collaborated with Joanna Lumley OBE to launch two new products aimed at helping to confront one of the world’s most serious problems – the supply of clean drinking and irrigation water. Alexander and Joanna are unveiling the products this week at the 2013 British Invention Show […]

Time for a tax health check

DSH Chartered Accountants and Business Advisors is urging health professionals who owe tax to make the most of an HMRC campaign that will allow them to get their affairs up to date and minimise the penalties they may face. The Health and Wellbeing Tax Plan is aimed at physiotherapists, occupational therapists, chiropractors, osteopaths and podiatrists. […]