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'Stand up if you're white, male, heterosexual and born before 1975'

22 February 2018

A business owner lit the match on the debate about getting more women into top jobs at a conference on gender leadership.

University staff go out on strike

22 February 2018

Lecturers and university staff are taking strike action today over pensions.


Jobless benefit count up by 600

21 February 2018

The number of people on unemployment-related benefits across Kent rocketed last month as festive work ended and more areas adopted universal credit.

Saga hires new chairman

19 February 2018

Over-50s holiday and insurance company Saga has appointed a FTSE 100 financial services veteran to take over from its long-standing chairman.

University tells striking lecturers they won't be paid

19 February 2018

A university has been accused of bullying as it threatens “to withhold 100%” of lecturers’ pay if they take part in industrial action.

Rail link is fast track to jobs

16 February 2018

Connecting a heritage railway to the mainline will bring jobs and prosperity, according to a new report.

Debt-ridden school cutting staff

16 February 2018

Dozens of jobs are to be lost after "financial mismanagement" led to a school racking up £3 million of debt.


Crooked solicitor and wife ripped off clients

14 February 2018

A disgraced solicitor who conned clients out of thousands along with his estate agent wife is facing jail.

Indian restaurant raided by border forces

11 February 2018

A restaurant owner faces fines of up to £60,000 after a raid by immigration officers.

Soaring owl fly-overs could give uplift to mourners

10 February 2018

A Kent business has launched a so-called 'funerowl' service to allow mourners to give their loved ones a feathery farewell.


Work starts on new Aldi store

10 February 2018

Diggers have moved onto land in a Kent town as construction of an 18,500 sq ft store gets underway.


It’s still one team, one dream

07 February 2018

A retail boss has taken the boutique shop founded by her mother 66 years ago into a global online luxury children’s clothes store.

Mercedes rev up for apprenticeship event

07 February 2018

Mercedes Benz will be among the businesses offering careers to young people at a new apprenticeship exhibition.

Small and simple idea proves to be a life-saver

03 February 2018

Aid packages delivered by parachute have been saving lives in the storm-hit Caribbean after being developed in Kent.

We can share our expertise

03 February 2018

A town centre hotel has been transformed with a shared office suite for small businesses.

Catch lecture by top economist

01 February 2018

A leading economist will give a speech on the state of the UK economy since the Brexit vote.

College merger paves way for boost in technical education

01 February 2018

Two Kent colleges have joined forces to create better skills training and opportunities for young people.

Super club faces fan backlash after promoter sacked

01 February 2018

A town centre's only super club came under fire from fans after it announced the sacking of a well-known club promoter on Facebook.

Post Office to open new Clock Tower premises

31 January 2018

Bosses are to open a new seven-day-a-week Post Office in a corner shop just yards from an existing branch.

Ex-ref dies after battle with cancer

30 January 2018

A former Premier League referee and town centre manager has died after a long battle with cancer.

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