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Shock as job cuts announced at glass factory

Shock as job cuts announced at glass factory

27 March 2017

A glass firm is to close its Kent factory, with the loss of 14 jobs.

Rubbish depot to pick up 30 new jobs

Rubbish depot to pick up 30 new jobs

23 March 2017

A rubbish collection business has opened a £1 million new site in Kent.

Dole claimants surge

Dole claimants surge

15 March 2017

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

We're on the move!

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.

Call centre worker, 13, is a social media hit

Call centre worker, 13, is a social media hit

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

Call centre to close with loss of 65 jobs

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

New M&S Foodhall opens doors

08 March 2017

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

Theme park to create 195 jobs

Theme park to create 195 jobs

01 March 2017

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

Plea to fix 'dreadful' apprentice success rate

Plea to fix 'dreadful' apprentice success rate

24 February 2017

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

Jobless total reaches three-year high

Jobless total reaches three-year high

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

Jump in those seeking work

15 February 2017

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

Second chance for Kent Medical Campus

Second chance for 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

Council poised to reapprove 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

New M&S food hall comes to Kent

20 January 2017

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

Unemployment stablises in the county

Unemployment stablises in the county

18 January 2017

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

New Year, new you

New Year, new you

18 January 2017

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

Councils eye £35m industrial scheme

Councils eye £35m industrial scheme

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.

Dole numbers drop in Kent - but only just

Dole numbers drop in Kent - but only just

14 December 2016

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

Mystery of hike in unemployment as Kent bucks trend

Mystery of hike in unemployment as Kent bucks trend

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

New docks jobs after contract win

07 December 2016

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

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