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Tech distributor completes turnaround

05 December 2017

An electronic components and lighting distributor has returned to profitability after a two-year restructure which involved cutting staff numbers.

Views sought on Britain's biggest solar farm

05 December 2017

The first stage of a consultation to cover 890 acres of Kent farmland in solar panels begins today.

Profits decimated as solar industry put ‘on its knees’

04 December 2017

An electrical wholesaler which supplies solar panels had its profits decimated after the government removed renewable energy subsidies.

Dozens of jobs on the line

30 November 2017

More than 70 employees have been told their jobs are under threat after a company announced it intends to close a Kent branch.

Young people 'key' to industrial strategy success

28 November 2017

The government must focus on skills if its new industrial strategy launched this week is to work, according to a leading business figure.

Bid to offer first Kent medical degrees

23 November 2017

Two Kent universities have today submitted a joint bid for government cash to fund medical student places in the county for the first time.

Britain's biggest solar farm could be built in Kent

09 November 2017

Plans have been unveiled to blanket 890 acres of farmland with solar panels as part of a £400 million project.

Scientists unlock goodness of Omega-3 oils

06 November 2017

A company that uses algae for health-promoting ingredients has expanded with a new laboratory.

Job losses as telecoms company eyes administration

23 October 2017

Dozens of staff have been made redundant at a telecommunications company after the taxman announced its intention to take it to court.

Planning victory for Kent farm

20 October 2017

A Kent farmer is celebrating after learning he is being allowed to keep controversial tunnels that have angered locals.

School to test app which keeps pupils nearby

19 October 2017

A tech start-up aims to rid teachers of the stress of counting heads on school trips with a new app which triggers an alarm if any pupils wander off.

Push to attract firms to county

16 October 2017

Development officials will make a big push to attract new businesses to Kent at the UK's largest property summit.

Wind firm blows investments as it falls into administration

04 October 2017

A wind energy company is in administration four years after moving to Kent and later receiving a £1m council loan as it promised to create 100 jobs.

Drug research awarded nearly £1m

02 October 2017

A biotechnology company has been given a government grant to continue its research into treatment for infectious diseases.

Touchscreen designer’s revenue rise

30 September 2017

A touchscreen designer and manufacturer improved annual sales by more than a quarter after cementing its place in the schools market.

Tech firm to post first profit in three years

21 September 2017

An electronic components distributor is expected to reveal its first pre-tax profit in three years when it reveals its annual results.

Jobs announcement poised as park marks five years

18 September 2017

Bosses at a business estate revealed a “big organisation” is looking for a 60,000 sq ft premises where it could create 400 jobs.

Joint pain treatment set for human trial

14 September 2017

A biotechnology company is beginning clinical trials of a new treatment for osteoarthritis and chronic pain developed in Kent.

Nuisance calls firm fined £85k

11 September 2017

A broadband and telephone services company has been fined £85,000 for making nuisance calls.

Deal to kick off UK growth

11 September 2017

An IT and telecoms company has begun its first phase of national expansion after winning a contract with a London property group.

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