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Tech firms urged to move to Kent

Technology firms are being encouraged to move to Kent

02 January 2014

Business leaders are encouraging companies in London's Tech City to move to Kent as nearly half say they cannot find the specialist skills they need.

Superfast broadband rolled out

Hackers are thought to have stolen more than £8,000 from an elderly Kent couple

19 December 2013

A sleepy Kent village has been fired into the 21st century with the switch-on of the county’s first high-speed broadband cabinet.

Start work with a bang

Students taking part in experiments at the Big Bang show at Discovery Park, Sandwich

11 December 2013

A science and technology careers show let hundreds of students conduct experiments and simulations in the hope of inspiring them to join the sector.

Now its trains, planes and automobiles

Dovetail Games chief executive Paul Jackson

11 December 2013

A video games company, which specialised in train simulators, has changed its name to reach out to new markets.

Helping Robbie swing into action

Robbie Williams. Picture: BBC

10 December 2013

A digital branding company transformed singer Robbie Williams' website to promote his new album of 1940s tunes.

Chairman talks business with women

Geraldine Allinson, Chairman of the KM Group, is calling for good causes across the county to submit applications for the KM Charity of the Year 2017.

10 December 2013

KM Group's Geraldine Allinson will tell a conference for businesswomen about how her company has changed since the banking collapse of 2008.

Electronics firm looks to expand in USA

Electronic components

09 December 2013

A 60% growth in revenues over the last year has sparked interest in the market across the pond for a technology company.

Funding from £2 million pot available to Thanet's creative businesses.

Former Thanet District Council leader Cllr Clive Hart is not seeking re-election in May 2015 elections

05 December 2013

Creative businesses from Thanet are invited to the launch of a SUCCESS scheme enabling them to apply for a share from a £2 million funding pot.

Creative thinking

Business workshops for artists will run for nine months next year

25 November 2013

Artists can get business advice at a series of workshops being launched next year.

Cyber firm honours the Doctor

Artist Nikki Baker with her husband Steve and son George, 16, at their house with Dr Who memorabilia to celebrate 50 years of the series

20 November 2013

A mother and artist is celebrating the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who by launching a new online business based on the Time Lord.

'Sleep with my wife and I'll pay you thousands'

Gary Tate, who works as a George Clooney lookalike

15 November 2013

A George Clooney lookalike's spoken of an indecent proposal... when a husband offered him thousands to sleep with his wife!

MP dedicates award to late KM Group president

Late KM Group president Edwin Boorman

07 November 2013

A Kent MP who is one of 15 honoured for their opposition to threatened curbs on Press freedom has dedicated her award to the late KM Group president.

A gem of a deal

Physical transactions have fallen 30% across NatWest branches since 2010

29 October 2013

A jewellers will be advertised for free on Barclays cash machines as part of a new scheme to help local businesses.

Blockbuster goes into administration... again

The Blockbuster branch in Margate closed in 2013

29 October 2013

The DVD and video games chain has blamed poor trading conditions for going bust for the second time this year.

Leisure and tourism boost in tough financial climate

Discovery Park in east Kent

17 October 2013

A report released today finds the tourism industry contributed £3.4 billion to the county's economy in a tough year for parts of the property sector.

Media company in the spotlight at the Turner

11 October 2013

KM Group chairman Geraldine Allinson hosts reception at Margate's Turner Contemporary.

The one-man bands filling the post-nuclear vacuum

Dungeness A power station on the day it closed on New Year's Eve 2006

09 October 2013

A grant scheme aimed at micro-businesses is aiming to fill the void left by the decline in part of Kent's once thriving nuclear industry.

Put people on the career ladder

To find out more about the Kick Start Kent campaign email kickstartkent@thekmgroup.co.uk

08 October 2013

Kent Business is launching the Kick Start Kent campaign, showing how companies and workers can benefit from apprenticeships.

"Never a better time" to join Kent's digital industry

MP Damian Collins

03 October 2013

Folkestone and Hythe MP Damian Collins pledges to champion the county's digital industry at the second Digital in Kent event

Digital in Kent conference draws the UK's finest

Josh Whiten - owner of Webscape digital marketing agency and one of Kent’s leading SEO experts

03 October 2013

Industry experts in search engine optimisation, pay per clicks and social media head to the Kent coast to inspire a brave, new world.

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