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Computer centre ups the power

The Custodian Data Centre at Vinters Park, Maidstone

06 December 2016

A data facility which holds information for more than 300 clients has more than doubled its capability after a £4 million investment.

Research cash will make 'better mix of businesses'

Scientists in the Agalimmune labs at Discovery Park, Sandwich

29 November 2016

New funding for research and development will help address the lack of medium and large ciompanies in Kent, according to an business group ambassador.

Telecoms firm in double takeover

AdEPT's headquarters in Tunbridge Wells

28 November 2016

An independent telecoms company has completed two acquisitions as it continues its “ambitious plans” for growth.

'We are the geeks and we are delighted'

The winners and finalists at the Dartford and Gravesham Business Awards. Picture: Roger Vaughan

26 November 2016

An IT firm which describes itself as a “32-year-old start-up” was named Business of the Year at a gala ceremony.

VIDEO: Porsche films advert at docks

The latest Porsche advert was filmed at the Port of Sheerness. Credit: Porsche

25 November 2016

A new Porsche advert, that was filmed at a Kent docks, is taking the internet by storm.


Family ethos behind success

The Hideout director Si Root

16 November 2016

A marketing entrepreneur hopes rebranding his design and digital agency will show off the passion of his team.

Investment for game developer

Dovetail Games makes a range of simulator games involving trains, planes and fishing

14 November 2016

A train and flight simulation company is poised to launch a range of new products after attracting investment from a private equity firm.

Facebook backs down in LitterGram name dispute

LitterGram founder Danny Lucas on a clean up at Clare Park, East Malling

08 November 2016

A David and Goliath battle has ended with social media giant Facebook backing down over the name of a litter-snapping app.


BT adds £458m to Kent economy

BT added £458 million to the Kent economy last year

07 November 2016

Telecoms giant BT employed supported nearly 4,500 jobs across the county last year, according to an independent study of its economic impact.

You're fired! Kent's only contestant out of The Apprentice

JD O'Brien was fired in last night's episode of The Apprentice. Picture: BBC

04 November 2016

Kent's only contestant in this year's The Apprentice was fired in last night's show.


Top consultant invents physio app

The remote scanning app being shown to a patient

27 October 2016

Falling off a bicycle and breaking his elbow led to a top Medway consultant coming up with a new way to do physio in the comfort of people’s home.


Creating a more flexible approach

Tabitha Beasley runs the Marketing Assistant from her home in Aldington

19 October 2016

A marketing expert discovered having a baby did not mean her work life had to be put on hold.

How rejection created top consultancy

AM Marketing founder Amy McManus cuts the cake on its third birthday, watched by husband and business partner Brad

18 October 2016

A marketing business boss has revealed how her firm went from kitchen table start-up to award-winning digital agency in three years.

Council tax to rise by inflation-busting 4%

Councillors voted themselves at 15% allowance increase. Stock picture

13 October 2016

Kent residents face another year of inflation-breaking bills after the county council announced plans for a 4% increase in the council tax.


Data firm expands Stateside

VooServers boss Matt Parkinson

06 October 2016

A data centre business has launched a new site in Los Angeles following a big contract win, after pausing its expansion plans due to the Brexit vote.

'I was the kid with the weird voice,' says Apprentice star

JD O'Brien. Picture: BBC

06 October 2016

Meet JD O'Brien, the Kent contestant hoping to be hired by Lord Sugar on this year's The Apprentice.


Paper delivery workers halt strike action

Menzies Distribution staff have voted to approve an offer

22 September 2016

Newspapers will reach news stands as expected this week after delivery staff decided to suspend plans for two 24-hour walk outs over pay.

TV crews seen at Chapel Down vineyard

Presenter Susie Barrie. Credit: Twitter @chapeldownwines

21 September 2016

Saturday Kitchen presenter Susie Barrie helped with the grape harvest in filming for the popular show.


Advertiser reaches new heights

Mountain Warehouse used Tunbridge Wells-based SWC Partnership to create its first TV advert

15 September 2016

Mountain Warehouse, the UK’s largest outdoor retailer, is to launch its first TV advert designed by a Kent agency.

Litter app given deadline by Instagram to change name

Littergram founder Danny Lucas on a clean up at Clare Park, East Malling

09 September 2016

The developer behind an anti-litter app has been given until today to change its name, following a trademark dispute with Instagram.

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