Archive for the ‘Start Ups’ category

Working In TV: The Insider’s Guide

It is well known that breaking into the TV industry can be tough. Many people want to work in the industry, but the small number of opportunities compared to the high numbers of applicants means that at entry level the competition is fierce; with up to 90% of jobs filled through word of mouth. The […]

NCH Software Launches Express Invoice in the UK

NCH Software, leading provider of audio, video, business, telephony and other software utilities worldwide has announced the UK launch of Express Invoice. Express Invoice allows you to create and manage invoices and track payments from absolutely anywhere. The web access mode enables you to generate invoices from a portable device whilst on the road which […]

Gillingham based young entrepreneur snaps up a business grant

A 17 year old from Gillingham has become the youngest person to receive a start up business grant from Medway Council. Katie Blench was awarded a £1,000 grant from the council to help get her business, Katie Blench Photography, off the ground. The young entrepreneur, who turned 18 at the end of August, set up […]

Do you want to be more successful in business?

In his brand new book – The DNA of Success – Chris Norton, owner and director of Mentor Group, shares the incredible secrets of success of some of the highest profile business leaders in the UK today. With contributors including Lord MacLaurin of Knebworth, Graham Taylor, Baroness Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde, Penny Hughes, Greg Dyke, Sir […]

Funding opportunities for businesses in the South East

  If you are a company in the South East with between 2 and 250 employees, you can apply for funding from the Leadership and Management Advisory Service to develop your organisation’s people management skills and support your most important asset. This funding is available to eligible companies in the South East who: Have 2 […]

NCH Software Launches Business Essentials Suite in the UK

NCH Software, leading provider of audio, video, business, telephony and other software utilities worldwide has announced the UK launch of Business Essentials Suite. With Business Essentials Suite you can easily integrate and expand software solutions to help your business mature. You can track cash flow, account balances, invoices and customer accounts and efficiently manage all […]

Online VAT move may affect small businesses

Traditional small businesses could be hardest hit by a move to make online VAT filing mandatory, local accountants are warning. HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is considering proposals to set up an online Registration Wizard as part of its ‘Digital by Default’ strategy to streamline tax administration. A Government consultation document outlines plans to make […]

Ask the Expert: a free business event at Cobham Hall

Gravesham Borough Council in conjunction with Lloyds Bank, Enterprise First and local professional firms are running a free ‘Meet the Expert’ event at Cobham Hall on the 7 July, 8.45am – 10.30am. Buffet breakfast is included. The event is aimed at new businesses and start up’s so why not come along and: Talk to local […] Is One Year Old

On 1st July 2011 it will be one year since Sarah Dening launched her website Shop On Your Doorstep. The mother of 4 from Broadstairs continues to push forward with her business which is a “virtual department store” selling everything from personalised gifts to contemporary furniture. Since the launch, the website has continued to grow […]

Ex-Selfridges buyer from Kent launches gift brand

Kent based Dawn Rose, a former Head of Buying at Selfridges and House of Fraser, has launched Ragged Rose – – an exciting new signature range of colour quality co-ordinated gifts and homeware. Ragged Rose is a vibrant new lifestyle concept. Initially inspired by a packet of flower seeds, the concept has evolved into […]