Archive for the ‘Start Ups’ category

Exciting new opportunities for local parents and businesses across Kent

Freelance Parents Network, a portal to connect freelancers with those wishing to hire them has just been launched. It aims to connect parents looking for freelance work with opportunities across the County. There are many parents who are taking time off from their careers to look after children but who would love to carry on […]

Businesses Should Digest New Food Legislation, Says Vertex Law

New EU labelling legislation will give retailers food for thought, according to Kings Hill-based Vertex Law. The Food Information to Consumers Regulations simplify and consolidate existing UK food labelling laws. However a number of new ingredients have been added to the regulatory recipe. Article 14 of the Regulations will force those involved in distance selling […]

Succeeding In The New Internet Revolution By Business By Steve Nicholls Is Out Now

Social Media In Business, Succeeding In The New Internet Revolution By Business Author Steve Nicholls Is Out Now (Publisher: Bookinars) Business author Steve Nicholls has announced the publication of his first book, Social Media in Business, Succeeding in the New Internet Revolution. Published by Bookinars, the title provides a unique overview of the opportunities social […]

Free SEO and Social Media Event for all Kent Businesses

Zoodikers and MCM Net are inviting local businesses to a free seminar in Tunbridge Wells to get an exclusive insight into the Social Media strategies and SEO techniques that will get companies noticed online. If you’ve ever wondered how Social Media and SEO can help your business, or want to build on the existing work […]

Small business legislation 2012 – a look ahead

Small businesses are being advised to prepare for the impact of new and upcoming legislation in 2012. Experts at Clydesdale Bank have identified three key pieces of legislation that they strongly recommend small businesses pay attention to this year. Among the most pressing pieces of legislation for the sector in the coming year are: The […]

IBP Launches Service to Improve Health of South East Employees

A service to help employees of small and medium sized organisations in the South East to become healthier and therefore more productive, has been launched this month by Inspiring Business Performance (IBP), in partnership with vielife. The online, interactive service enables employees to measure and monitor their sleep, nutrition, stress and physical activity levels. As […]

One In Ten Small Business Owners Put Their Own Homes On The Line To Continue Trading

New research from borro, the UK’s leading personal asset lender, shows that over the last year more than one in ten (12%) small business owners in the UK have had to put their own homes on the line as a guarantee for a loan to continue doing business in 2011. The survey of 300 owners […]

Kent mum listed as one of the U.K’s top 100 mumpreneurs

Sarah Dening has been listed as one of the UK’s Top 100 Mumpreneurs as chosen by Mumpreneur UK. Since it’s launch on 1st July 2010, Sarah has single headedly managed the business of Shop On Your Doorstep. The online store continues to grow to offer more products from more designers. In conjunction with this, Sarah […]

IS THE CLOUD FOR YOU?

In a move aimed at providing SMEs with a realistic perspective as to whether the cloud is right for them, IT specialist Flexsys is offering a free 30-day trial of hosted IT. Available at www.cloudtestdrive.co.uk; Flexsys’ trial gives businesses access to hosted desktop functionality and a fully licensed version of Microsoft Office. An accompanying guide, […]

Captcha Studios are making a big impact

Captcha Studios officially launched earlier this year in Kent. Headed by Creative Director Thom Burgess, Captcha prides itself on being able to supply a wide variety of creative services all under one roof. From standard graphic design of leaflets, brochures and branding for companies, right through to illustration work, photography, web design and e-flyers Captcha […]