Archive for the ‘Start Ups’ category

Watch Kent 2020 Vision Live Video Highlights Now!

Last week’s, Kent 2020 Vision Live was a great success and it’s one of the hightlights of the business calender in the South East. Click above to watch a review film produced by Lavender Blue Media.

HMRC Launches Defaulters Drive

Persistent tax defaulters are being targeted by Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC) and may face criminal sanctions if they fail to mend their ways, warns DSH Chartered Accountants & Business Advisors. Under the Managing Serious Defaulters initiative, HMRC will closely monitor the tax affairs of individuals who have deliberately evaded tax in the preceding […]

NCH Software Launches Express Accounts

NCH Software, leading provider of audio, video, business, telephony and other software utilities worldwide has announced the new Express Accounts. Express Accounts is the easiest way to control your business finances. Available for both Mac and Windows platforms. It’s that time again when many business face catching up on their accounts before completing their annual […]

Jobs pipeline flows for Locate in Kent following agreement with UKTI

A partnership between Kent’s inward investment agency, Locate in Kent, and the government body charged with attracting firms to the UK is proving to be a success. Locate in Kent signed a memorandum of understanding with UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) in the autumn of 2011, in which the two organisations agreed to work together […]

Locate in Kent welcomes new board member James Speck

Investment promotion agency Locate in Kent has added Kent Science Park’s James Speck to its board of directors. James, who joined the Sittingbourne-based business park as Site Director in December 2007, was appointed to the board at a recent meeting. He is currently responsible for providing the leadership and direction of his team to ensure […]

Regional Growth Fund offers more cash In Kent

A new round of the Regional Growth Fund has been announced with a Kent recipient of financial support being heralded as a great example of what the government’s support is seeking to achieve. Business Minister and MP for Sevenoaks, Michael Fallon encouraged firms to apply after meeting the management team of H V Wooding at […]

EcoVillage Launches Cucumber Catering In Swale

After being named Best Small Business at the 2012 Swale Business Awards, Kent Science Park-based Café EcoVillage are looking to capitalise on their success in 2013 and have launched the catering side of their business – Cucumber Catering. Looking to quite literally drive their business forward, you’ll shortly see them zipping around Swale in the […]

Nesta’s Digital Makers Fund – Reminder of Imminent Deadline (UK)

The Digital Makers Fund, provided by Nesta, is designed to support innovators with bright ideas for significantly increasing the number of young people who participate in ‘digital making’ activities. Digital making is described as the creative process of making a product or digital artefact – from websites, apps, games, and 3D animations to physical objects […]

Jobs and business boost begins in East Kent

The first firms to successfully apply for interest-free loans to boost their business and create jobs through Kent County Council’s massive £35million Government-backed scheme to grow the East Kent economy were unveiled today. The companies’ plans for growth and increased employment all passed the rigorous scrutiny of the ‘Expansion East Kent’ scheme, which aims to […]

Kent 2020 Start Up Live-Video Review

A new event aimed at helping budding entrepreneurs to set up their own businesses has been launched. Kent 2020 Start Up Live took place at the Kent Show Ground and was a big success. Click above to watch a video review produced by Lavender Blue Media.