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Excited at prospect of building profiles

29 June 2016

The new chair of the Institute of Directors in Kent has set out her mission for inspiring growth in the county.

How Brexit could impact the FTSE 100

03 June 2016

Analysis shows markets are poised for a big shift after the EU referendum.

Why we are publishing the Quarterly Economic Survey

06 May 2016

Kent Invicta Chamber's research of its members, carried out every three months, will be published in depth in Kent Business.

Pros and cons of in and out

03 May 2016

With the EU referendum fast approaching, it’s vital we are all given clear and concise information on the impact of either staying in or leaving.

We need more women leaders

03 May 2016

The jury is no longer out – the case has been made about the importance of unlocking female talent to deliver UK economic prosperity.

Why firms don't report crime

03 May 2016

New research has found 38% of small firms are not reporting crimes against their business because they do not think it would lead to prosecutions.

Apprentices prompt 'lively' lunch

03 May 2016

Giving feedback to the Government on the role of apprenticeships has proved a big talking point with bosses.

The budget: What did it do for savers?

13 April 2016

Now the dust has settled, the pros and cons are emerging of measures like the lifetime ISA.

Commercial estate agent or residential estate agent?

05 April 2016

Need expert advice on selling or leasing commercial property then check out our guide...

Can negative rates yield positive growth?

04 April 2016

The theory is banks will be more likely to lend funds to businesses and consumers but will introducing negative interest rates do that in practice?

Enemies united in kitchen workshop

04 April 2016

A leaders' lunch with celebrity chef Rosemary Shrager had a remarkable affect on rival bosses.

Trying to avoid EU analysis fatigue

31 March 2016

There is a danger business people will get tired of the debate on whether Britain should stay in or our of the EU.

Are you prepared for quarterly tax reports?

31 March 2016

All small businesses and the self-employed could have to move from annual tax returns to a mandatory quarterly digital tax reporting by 2020.

Prison visit was an education

31 March 2016

Inmates at a women's only prison are being given skills to get them back into work.

Knackered, naked or just in need of some help with their English?

09 March 2016

Nurses working in Kent hospitals have been taking English courses to help them understand the slang words used by patients.

Solving our skills crisis

16 February 2016

A lack of trained workers is holding back productivity and dampening what could be an extraordinary period of growth and prosperity.

I’ve got a second brain, no worries!

15 February 2016

Creating a list of things to do gives your brain the freedom to do the thing it is good at - solving your work problems.

'Business has to step up' amid pay increases

10 February 2016

The Chancellor's aim to create a "higher wage, lower welfare" society sounds good but presents challenges for small business.

The future’s rent

09 February 2016

Build-to-rent schemes are set to become a growing phenomenon as we shift from a nation of homeowners to renters.

I’m delighted by Option C progress

05 February 2016

Although it is more expensive, the planned route for the Lower Thames Crossing brings the biggest long-term benefit, writes Jo James.

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