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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.


Firm's move to create 20 job

Corinthian has moved to Tunbridge Wells from Croydon and is poised to create 20 jobs

A pensions and investments company has relocated to the county and is set to employ more staff.

£30m retail park planned for industrial estate

The site just off Anthony's Way on Medway City Estate

Plans are moving forward for a new retail park on the site where a Sainsbury’s supermarket was once planned.


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.

Training firm marches on after 20 years

L Cpl James Hamilton of the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers coaches Mainstream's Melanie Baker on the controls of an army recovery vehicle during the open day

A training company which gives ex-prisoners a second chance has celebrated two decades in business by strengthening its ties with the Armed Forces.

New opening is a sign

Muhannad Ziyadah, managing director of the new Maidstone centre, left, with his wife Basma and Cllr Derek Butler, the Mayor of Maidstone

A custom signage brand has opened a new centre in the county because of its good infrastructure, creating four jobs.

Jobless numbers revealed

The number of people claiming unemployment benefits in Kent has fallen

About 50 people left the dole queue in Kent last month but the total is up more than 1,000 compared to a year ago.

Graduate labelled 'odd ball' and invited to interview 'for a laugh'

Anna Jacobs was branded an "odd ball" and invited to an interview for a laugh. Stock image.

A jobseeker was left horrified after being branded an “odd-ball” and a “tree hugger” who “forages for mushrooms” by a prospective employer.


Kent recruits its first full-time firefighters in 10 years

Firefighters in action. Stock image: Kent Fire and Rescue

Would-be firefighters are being invited to apply for the first full-time posts advertised in Kent for a decade.


Bluewater expansion to create 2,300 jobs

The new proposals for the West Village at Bluewater

The shopping centre has been given the go-ahead to build an extension - and said it will make payments to town centres that will lose business.


Hundreds of foreign nurses recruited

Hundreds of nurses from the Philippines have been offered jobs at Medway Maritime Hospital

One of Kent's biggest hospitals has gone overseas in an attempt to tackle staff shortages.


Firms planning to hire staff

Growing numbers of businesses in Kent plan to hire staff over the next three months

Companies in Kent are showing the highest levels of optimism about drafting in new employees since before the financial crisis, a survey shows.

Dole queues grow for third straight month

There are more people claiming unemployment benefits in Kent

The number of people on the unemployment benefits in Kent increased by nearly 500 last month.


Job opportunities shown at dockland development

An artist's impression of the Dover Western Docks Revival after completion.

Work and business opportunities were shown at a special open days for a redevelopment.

Shock as job cuts announced at glass factory

Pilkington glass factory

A glass firm is to close its Kent factory, with the loss of 14 jobs.


Rubbish depot to pick up 30 new jobs

Lili Waste employees Martin Waghorn and Graham Marston will work in the new Paddock Wood depot

A rubbish collection business has opened a £1 million new site in Kent.

Dole claimants surge

More people are on the dole in Kent

The number of people on unemployment benefits in Kent grew at the fastest rate in more than a year last month.


We're on the move!

The Kentish Express is moving office - to be even closer to the heart of Ashford town centre.


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