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Once bitten, twice the belief

Once bitten, twice the belief

10 July 2014

Despite the hope and belief for England's chances at the World Cup, a bit of positive thinking could take us a long way - may be even help the economy

Energising the debate on power

Energising the debate on power

18 June 2014

Power is the lifeblood of any Kent business, so what happens when the utility provider fails to deliver?

How IoD role was on track for danger

How IoD role was on track for danger

17 June 2014

The chairman of the IoD Kent Branch was hoping to share ideas during the quarterly South Region meeting but a gunman put paid to that...

Diversity in the workforce is essential

Diversity in the workforce is essential

16 June 2014

The number of women on the boards of both FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 companies has increased but few are in key executive positions.

Seize the chance for change

 Seize the chance for change

13 June 2014

What does it mean for Kent businesses now UKIP have received the majority in the European parliament seats?

Let down and appalled over airport handling

Let down and appalled over airport handling

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

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

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.

Honesty is in all of our interests

Honesty is in all of our interests

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

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

Financial jams slow recovery

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

Keep investing in key assets

07 May 2014

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

A flourish of limbs as well as of lambs

 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

 Fresh wind in the sails of recovery

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

Job hopes for youths is a priority

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?

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

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

 Pension theft is catastrophic

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

Go it alone attitude is encouraging

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

Smaller firms are teetering on the edge

13 March 2014

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

Handy perks of being an IoD member

Handy perks of being an IoD member

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

Rain, rates and the problem of parking

11 March 2014

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

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