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Bosses too busy to make websites mobile friendly

The pair made the hoax call. Library image.

Firms are not developing their websites for mobile phone users because bosses are short of time, says an organisation supporting young entrepreneurs.

Print firm expands with German takeover

Printer business Apogee is based in Maidstone

A printer and document company has completed its third acquisition of the year.


A guide to Christmas marketing

There are simple steps which can be taken to improve marketing at Christmas

The best seasonal marketing campaigns for businesses in Kent are those that are planned in advance - here's a guide to getting it right.

Primary school pupil headhunted by magazine

Harry Hutchinson

An eight-year-old boy looks set for a promising future after his video blogging impressed bosses at a professional publication.


Foreign expansion boosts Crimson Tide

Crimson Tide makes mobile scheduling software mpro5

A mobile-working software developer pushed revenues past the £1m barrier in the first half of the year as it boosted marketing spending.

Fans' frustration at 'brilliant and infuriating' football quiz

The Find 50 Clubs football quiz was developed by Reflect Digital in Maidstone

Football fans in more than 150 countries have been tearing their hair out over an online quiz developed by a company in Kent.


Hungry students back takeaway app in £150k campaign

UniRunners founder Stephen Connell, left, and Karim Clarke at work

A former student and his pal are halfway towards securing a £150,000 investment for their takeaway app which has been downloaded by 6,000 people.

KentOnline attracts 22% more readers

More of you are flocking to KentOnline for your news fix, with official figures showing an increase in unique monthly browsers of 22% in a year.

Consultancy in takeover

Embridge Consulting managing director Emma O'Brien

A business consultancy has grown its workforce to more than 50 people after acquiring another business for an undisclosed sum.

Drive your sales and marketing

KM Group commercial director Neil Webster says KMAccelerate will give "some brilliant business marketing advice"

A new programme of events in Kent is aimed at helping local independent companies grow their business.

TV advertising at 'high street prices'

KMTV's Andy Richards, Louisa Britton and Josie Hannett

The channel director of KMTV, the new TV station for Kent, says its launch on Freeview channel 7 is a ‘win, win, win’ for the county.

Takeover funded by £7.3m investment

Adept Telecom manages communications and IT for clients

A communications and telecoms firm has secured a £7.3 million cash injection to fund its acquisition of the top IT provider to schools across London.

Print rescue saves 30 jobs

NXP Europe is a digital printing business

A digital printing company has been bought out of administration, protecting 30 jobs.

Broadband 'not up to speed'

A third of broadband connections in Kent are not reaching download speeds the consumer is paying for, according to a new report.


Attacks at the click of a button

Three quarters of businesses in Kent say they have been subject to a cyber attack

A huge cyber attack crippled the NHS this year but many small firms are still apathetic about sorting their online security.

KMTV: Kent's new TV channel launches today

KMTV's Andy Richards, Louisa Britton and Josie Hannett

A new television channel dedicated exclusively to the county goes live on air later today.

Business champions unveiled in record year

The KEiBA class of 2017

An IT support firm, a medical manufacturer and a coffee company were the big winners at Kent's most prestigious business awards - KEiBA 2017.

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