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Are you ready for GDPR?

Understanding the impact of new European data protection rules seems like a mammoth task to some smaller businesses - but they need to prepare.


Time to change approach to skills

We know skills matter to growth and innovation, but despite a lot of endeavour, initiatives and goodwill, we haven’t been getting it right.

Fewer young apprentices

The government introduced the apprenticeship levy to fulfil its promise of three million new apprentices by 2020 but things are not going to plan.

Let Catch-IT help make downtime a thing of the past

With the ever-growing threat of cyber attacks, protect your data, improve your carbon footprint and cut out downtime with Catch-IT's Hosted Services.

Take a DIY approach if you’re hiring a youngster

A business owner is encouraging firms to create their own apprenticeship courses as she supports the Kick Start Kent campaign.

The cyber-crime threat – and what you can do about it

New laws mean businesses need to introduce tougher protection against cyber crime and following simple steps can fight the problem.

A place where firms can flourish

Kent has created an environment where innovative firms can thrive, as shown by the quality of firms on the Future List.

Take a working lunch

A change of scenery can increase motivation and inspire fresh ideas, especially at an Indian restaurant.

OPINION: Brexit is a victory for the people over the elites, argues academic

Kent University's Dr Philip Cunliffe says British democracy will be renewed by leaving the European Union.

Put mental health on the agenda

Employers should focus on the mental wellbeing of staff according to a law firm and HR expert.

Ignoring the noise

The Prime Minister has still not made clear her Brexit plans but business should not allow the negotiations with the EU to become all consuming.

How to cut the cost of your commute

Kent workers could nearly halve the cost of their journey to work and lower stress by changing their mode of transport, according to a new study.

Simple steps to make sure clients pay up

In uncertain times, it is more important than ever for businesses to make sure sales are paid on time.

Nine tips for making your business legally safe

Here are some top tips for employers wanting to avoid common mistakes when it comes to looking after staff and creating contracts.

How cutting rates cuts options

The Bank of England's decision to cut interest rates has backed investors and savers further into a corner.

Kent will rise to the challenge

The EU referendum has left an environment of uncertainty but business in the county will pull through because of its variety of industries.

Let's hope hiccup doesn't become a cough

Data shows a slowdown in the economy since the EU vote, which is why government and institutions are doing all they can to keep business moving.

How to unlock the potential in your company

If you're a business owner in Kent and want to grow your customer base, the KM Media Group can help...

Excited at prospect of building profiles

The new chair of the Institute of Directors in Kent has set out her mission for inspiring growth in the county.

How Brexit could impact the FTSE 100

Analysis shows markets are poised for a big shift after the EU referendum.

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