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Uber has not been popular among taxi firms

Uber drivers could be 'out of work'

Uber drivers in Kent are under threat after Transport for London said it would revoke the company’s licence to operate cabs by the end of the month.

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Business e-edition

Kent Business e-edition

In this month's Kent Business e-edition

Brexit is blamed for the closure of Southern Salads, which has collapsed with the loss of 260 jobs. It has been a tough period for the rural sector, which has also seen farmers' retail co-operative Kent Wool Growers, known as KWG, go into administration. Our report on this year's harvest shows a potential record crop for wheat growers has been blighted by heavy rain. A wine expert – who has planted 40 vineyards across Kent – says reports of April frost damage have been exaggerated. Meanwhile, a fruit grower tells of his fears of losing hundreds of thousands in a polytunnel planning dispute with his local community. Elsewhere, read about big results for Kent car dealers Motorline and Barretts. Find out why profits collapsed at the demolition firm dismantling a power station in the county. Plus, why employers believe Brexit makes apprenticeships more important than ever, as part of our Kick Start Kent campaign.

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