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Bite-sized courses for life after lockdown

Bite-sized courses for life after lockdown

24 July 2020

The county's inward investment agency has unveiled summer courses for business leaders to help them plot a route to success post-lockdown.

Eurotunnel earnings plunge due to pandemic

Eurotunnel earnings plunge due to pandemic

23 July 2020

The leading cross-Channel operator saw earnings more than halved as travel restrictions took a huge bite out of its bottom line.

Law firm marks 450th anniversary

Law firm marks 450th anniversary

23 July 2020

A law firm started by a curate at a local parish church has passed a major milestone and been recognised by Guinness World Records.

Security firm to slash 'more than 1,000 jobs'

Security firm to slash 'more than 1,000 jobs'

13 July 2020

The cash industry is 'on a knife-edge' according to a union as a major money distributor confirms it is set to slash jobs.

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Investment agency launches support scheme

Investment agency launches support scheme

13 July 2020

The county's inward investment agency has launched a service to help firms bounce back after the ravages of the lockdown.

Warning over workplace safety as lockdown eases

Warning over workplace safety as lockdown eases

10 July 2020

A legal expert has urged business owners to take all necessary steps to keep staff and visitors safe in the workplace - or risk prosecution.

Law firm wins awards double

Law firm wins awards double

10 July 2020

A law firm has picked up two awards at an event celebrating SMEs in the UK.

'I fear jobs will still go in October'

'I fear jobs will still go in October'

09 July 2020

A leading business figure in the county says many firms cannot afford to bring furloughed staff back - despite Rishi Sunak's £1,000 incentive.

Mixed views on Chancellor's 'kickstart' scheme

Mixed views on Chancellor's 'kickstart' scheme

08 July 2020

Business figures in Kent say new measures to get young people into work are well intentioned but may prove a challenge in reality.

Law firm hires new partner

Law firm hires new partner

06 July 2020

A corporate lawyer has moved from a top London firm to join a corporate and commercial team in the county.

'V-shaped' recovery hopes after trade plans stalled

'V-shaped' recovery hopes after trade plans stalled

03 July 2020

More than half of firms surveyed in a recent poll said Covid-19 had forced them to cancel or delay international trading plans.

Brewery agrees to new £25m lending deal

Brewery agrees to new £25m lending deal

02 July 2020

One of the county's biggest employers has taken advantage of a government scheme to ease the financial pain of the lockdown.

Why business must respond to Black Lives Matter movement

Why business must respond to Black Lives Matter movement

26 June 2020

As protests continue, business leaders are being urged to look at their own company values to ensure equality.

Amnesty plan for furlough breaches

Amnesty plan for furlough breaches

25 June 2020

Firms who have breached the rules surrounding the furlough scheme are set to get a 30-day amnesty period to repay HMRC.

Uni to host recovery webinars

Uni to host recovery webinars

23 June 2020

The University of Kent is to host a series of free webinars to help firms recover after the lockdown.

Helpline counts the cost of Covid on county's economy

Helpline counts the cost of Covid on county's economy

22 June 2020

More than 9,000 firms have been helped by a free business support service since it launched at the end of March.

Major one-day conference to be held via Zoom

Major one-day conference to be held via Zoom

22 June 2020

Tickets are available now for a one-day conference to help boost Kent firms - all taking place online.

Website highlights Covid-19 secure small businesses

Website highlights Covid-19 secure small businesses

15 June 2020

Firms in the county are being invited to register on a free site highlighting the steps taken to be safe as lockdown measures are eased.

Business chiefs call for support as UK economy shrinks 20.4%

Business chiefs call for support as UK economy shrinks 20.4%

12 June 2020

The release of April's GDP figures have brought into 'sharp relief' the economic impact of the health crisis.

Chamber board complete with latest appointment

Chamber board complete with latest appointment

09 June 2020

One of the county's chambers of commerce has recruited an HR expert to its board as it prepares for life after the lockdown.

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