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The 14-acre Aldi distribution centre at Neats Court, Queenborough, taking shape.

Hundreds of jobs on offer at new distribution centre

Scores of jobs will be up for grabs when a supermarket’s new regional distribution centre is complete.

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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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Port reveals plans for old steel works

More than 200 new jobs announced as part of a £50 million development of a derelict site. But port bosses need help to name new £3 million bridge.

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Deal split puts 'hundreds of jobs at risk'

The giant theme park is scheduled to open in 2022

The loss of a big-name partner from a planned £3.2 billion theme park raises questions about the viability of the project, say councillors.

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Exclusive: Paramount Park deal collapses

Plans include not just rides, but for an "entertainment city", featuring attractions such as theatre productions

Developers building a giant theme park have confirmed a shock split with Paramount Pictures, the film studio which was to lend its name to the resort.

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Deputy PM: 'Brexit success is vital for economy'

Ashford MP Damian Green

The effective Deputy Prime Minister and Kent MP Damian Green says it is vital the UK makes a success of Brexit to protect jobs and the economy.

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Bosses' plea to keep tariff-free trade

The EU headquarters in Brussels

The largest business organisations in the UK have joined forces to press the government to keep access to the single market during the Brexit process.

KEiBA finalists await gala results

The 2016 KEiBA ceremony

The most prestigious business awards in Kent take place this week.

Eagle lands to open company's new office

Eddie "The Eagle" Edwards is opening Red Eagle Recruitment's new Folkestone office

Olympian to land in county to open business's new office.

Royal Mail strike over suspension of postmen

About 70 post office staff are on strike

About 70 postal workers have gone on strike at a Kent sorting office in a dispute over staffing.

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Removal company to take items to fire victims

The Grenfell Tower in flames. Picture: @Natalie_Oxford

A Kent removal company is giving time and trucks to take items to those affected by the London tower block blaze.

£600,000 seized after wine fraud

The profits of the two wine businesses were invested in property. Picture: GettyImages

A crime family who invested the profits from a dodgy wine business into property have surrendered £600,000 to the National Crime Agency.

Jobless numbers down

There are fewer people on jobless benefits in Kent

The number of people on unemployment benefits in Kent has fallen by its largest amount since July last year.

Political uncertainty 'damaging' for firms says IoD boss

Prime Minister Theresa May. Picture: SWNS / Tom Maddick

Businesses are concerned about the implications of a hung parliament after the Conservatives' failed election gamble, said a top UK business chief.

Mummies mean business

After chatting to other women at the school gates, a mother-of-two is organising an event for mums like her to showcase their wares and skills.

Hung parliament ‘a disaster’ for business

Prime Minister Theresa May

Bosses in Kent fear the uncertainty created ahead of the Brexit negotiations after the Conservatives lost their majority in the general election.

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PM vows to stay - but do local Tories agree?

Theresa May at Prime Minister's Questions in Parliament

Theresa May has vowed to say as Prime Minister after her election disaster - but do Kent Conservatives and readers agree?

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Jobs on line as academy faces cuts

The Oasis Academy's West site is located in Marine Parade, Sheerness.

A Kent academy could axe jobs as it looks to balance its books.

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