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Let down and appalled over airport handling

The Manston airport site

12 June 2014

The attitude of Manston airport's owners and advisers has achieved what the Luftwaffe failed to do by downing the airfield.

Shock and store: shoppers vent fury and sadness at M&S closure plan

Marks and Spencer is set to close its Gravesend store

02 June 2014

"A disgrace, ridiculous and so sad" - this was the reaction to the news that Marks and Spencer intends to leave Gravesend after 101 years.

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Honesty is in all of our interests

The Chancellor upped national insurance payments for the self-employed to tackle the number of people using it for tax benefits without acting as entrepreneurs

10 May 2014

For the figures to add up to good times for businesses, the economy needs to grow and keep growing.

Member perks not restricted to work

09 May 2014

Free use of airport executive lounges is just one of the perks of being an Institute of Directors member.

Financial jams slow recovery

The council raised almost a million by fining drivers.

08 May 2014

50 super-rich firms have a £600bn cash pile and hoarding such a huge sum could stall global recovery. So where does this leave the small businesses?

Keep investing in key assets

The Port of Dover

07 May 2014

When it comes to selling Kent the key phrase is 'well connected'.

A flourish of limbs as well as of lambs

11 April 2014

With spring finally sprung, the Institute of Directors Kent branch looks at new beginnings...

Fresh wind in the sails of recovery

The Davies Commission is looking into aviation capacity in the south east

10 April 2014

The CBI believes businesses got what they wanted from the Budget - measures to lock in the recovery, get investment going and boost exports.

Job hopes for youths is a priority

Chancellor George Osborne

09 April 2014

When it came to the Budget, Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce believes the Chancellor delivered what business wanted.

Could our budding garden city at long last be about to bloom?

The former Eastern Quarry which will form part of a proposed Ebbsfleet garden city

08 April 2014

The long-delayed promise of a proper community in Ebbsfleet may finally be ready for kick off which could also be good news for Ebbsfleet United.

Pension theft is catastrophic

The national living wage will be a challenge for small businesses

07 April 2014

The Budget was good for business but why has no one taken any action against the government's pension robbery?

Go it alone attitude is encouraging

Enterprise Day 2014 at Kent Business School, University of Kent. From left, director of external services at KBS David Williamson, the Prime Minister's adviser on enterprise Lord Young, KBS director Martin Meyer and University of Kent pro-vice chancellor Professor John Baldock

14 March 2014

Trevor Sturgess goes Between the Lines with Lord Young at the Kent Business School and talks about the lack of punch for Kent's county town...

Smaller firms are teetering on the edge

Roger House, chairman, Federation of Small Businesses Kent and Medway

13 March 2014

by Roger House, Federation of Small Businesses chairman, Kent and Medway region

Handy perks of being an IoD member

Emma Liddiard, chairman of the Kent IoD

12 March 2014

by Emma Liddiard, chairman of the Institute of Directors Kent branch, managing director and mum

Rain, rates and the problem of parking

Gerald Ratner meets Ruwena Vesty of the Design Council and Jo James, right, of Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce at the expo

11 March 2014

by Jo James, chief executive of Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce

Seize the moment on apprenticeships

Malcolm Hyde, Regional director of CBI South East

10 March 2014

by Malcolm Hyde, regional director of the CBI South East

Why small is the new big for growth

Associate business editor Trevor Sturgess

14 February 2014

Between the lines with Kent Business associate editor Trevor Sturgess

A farewell and a new lease of life

Emma Liddiard, chairman of the Kent IoD

13 February 2014

by Emma Liddiard, chairman of the Institute of Directors Kent branch, managing director and mum

Business is key to boosting recovery

Malcolm Hyde, Regional director of CBI South East

12 February 2014

by Malcolm Hyde, regional director of the CBI South East

A jewel in the county's crown

Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce chief executive Jo James

11 February 2014

by Jo James, chief executive of Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce

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