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Dole claimants surge

Fewer people are on the dole in Kent

15 March 2017

The number of people on unemployment benefits in Kent grew at the fastest rate in more than a year last month.

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We're on the move!

14 March 2017

The Kentish Express is moving office - to be even closer to the heart of Ashford town centre.

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Call centre worker, 13, is a social media hit

Lewis Kent got a huge social media reaction after he worked a week at his mum Amanda's print firm Certa MPS

10 March 2017

A schoolboy became an unlikely social media sensation after agreeing to do a week’s work at his mum’s company to prove he could do it.

Call centre to close with loss of 65 jobs

Go Response call-centre staff to be axed. Picture: Go Response

08 March 2017

Staff have been told their call centre will close at the end of the month after being taken over by a new company.

New M&S Foodhall opens doors

Now open- M&S Foodhall

08 March 2017

A long-awaited M&S Foodhall opened today, bringing 70 jobs to the area.

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Theme park to create 195 jobs

Dreamland is looking for seasonal staff to fill 195 jobs

01 March 2017

Dreamland will hold a recruitment fair to hunt for seasonal staff to work this summer.

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Plea to fix 'dreadful' apprentice success rate

A young engineering apprentice

24 February 2017

Huge numbers of young people are not finishing apprenticeships in Kent as the government chases “sexy” targets for those starting courses.

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Jobless total reaches three-year high

Job centre in Roman Square, Sittingbourne

17 February 2017

Figures published on Wednesday revealed there were 1,705 jobseeker’s allowance claimants in the constituency in January.

Jump in those seeking work

Fewer people are on the dole in Kent

15 February 2017

There has been a sharp rise in the number of people on unemployment benefits in Kent.

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Second chance for Kent Medical Campus

Artists impressions of the planned Kent Medical Campus

03 February 2017

Councillors have again approved plans for an extensive medical campus set to create 3,300 jobs.

Council poised to reapprove campus

Artists impressions of the planned Kent Medical Campus

31 January 2017

Councillors are expected to give the green light to a large medical campus for the second time, set to bring more than 3,800 jobs.

New M&S food hall comes to Kent

An M&S food hall is coming to Sittingbourne

20 January 2017

Here's where you can expect to see a new M&S food hall from next month.

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Unemployment stablises in the county

People on unemployment benefits has declined

18 January 2017

Dole queues in Kent shrank for the second straight month, cancelling out rises in the autumn.

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New Year, new you

Tasks can range from carrying out 'surgeries’ for prisoners who need a problem solved, to being called in to be the independent eyes during an incident

18 January 2017

Looking for a fresh challenge in 2017? How about spending some of it in jail?

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Councils eye £35m industrial scheme

Ebbsfleet Development Corporation has approved plans to build commercial space at Northfleet Embankment East on the banks of the River Thames

12 January 2017

Councillors may invest £35 million of taxpayers money to build offices and warehouses on the banks of the Thames in a bid to create 690 jobs.

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Dole numbers drop in Kent - but only just

Fewer people are on the dole in Kent

14 December 2016

Slightly fewer people claimed unemployment benefits in Kent last month, official figures show.

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Mystery of hike in unemployment as Kent bucks trend

The number of people claiming unemployment benefits in Kent has grown

10 December 2016

Jobcentre staff have been left scratching their heads at a rise in the number of people claiming unemployment benefits in Kent over the last year.

New docks jobs after contract win

Ridham Docks

07 December 2016

A transport company will create about 50 jobs at two Kent ports after winning a contract to transport cement.

Coffee giants to go head-to-head

24 November 2016

Starbucks will open a new outlet on a retail park just yards from a planned Costa.

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Unemployment in Kent grows by 240

The number of people claiming unemployment benefits in Kent has grown

16 November 2016

There was an increase in people claiming unemployment benefits in Kent last month, official figures show.

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