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Vision for business park unveiled

Vision for business park unveiled

17 May 2021

Details of a major new commercial facility near the M20 have been unveiled after it was granted planning permission in March.

Amazon to hire more than 1,300 staff in county

Amazon to hire more than 1,300 staff in county

14 May 2021

An online retail giant is set to create more than 1,300 jobs when it opens its new Kent fulfilment centre.

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Multi-billion-pound projects to provide update

Multi-billion-pound projects to provide update

14 May 2021

A free webinar later this month will see figures from some of the county's most ambitious projects provide an update.

Law firm reshuffles pack with promotions

Law firm reshuffles pack with promotions

14 May 2021

A law firm has promoted 11 staff as it looks to bounce back after the pandemic.

Cheers! Pub giant to hire 300 new staff

Cheers! Pub giant to hire 300 new staff

13 May 2021

One of the county's best known pub chains is hiring hundreds of new staff as the remainder of its pubs and hotels prepare to reopen.

Could recovery be slower than expected?

Could recovery be slower than expected?

12 May 2021

The latest GDP figures reveal a bounce back after a drop between January and March - but one expert warns recovery could be slower than hoped.

Logistics firm looks to hire again

Logistics firm looks to hire again

12 May 2021

An opportunity for graduates and school-leavers is on the horizon at a logistics firm in the county.

'Lockdown forced me to adapt - now my business is stronger than ever'

'Lockdown forced me to adapt - now my business is stronger than ever'

11 May 2021

While many businesses were hit hard by lockdown, a driving dog salon, HR company, craft shop and others have found ways to grow in hard times.

Long-serving senior partner at law firm retires

Long-serving senior partner at law firm retires

10 May 2021

A senior partner at one of the county's leading law firms has retired after 42 years of service.

Kickstart recruits set sail for Westminster

Kickstart recruits set sail for Westminster

10 May 2021

Recruits on a new government-funded scheme will travel to Westminster today to meet a minister.

Plan to rebuild our economy after Covid

Plan to rebuild our economy after Covid

07 May 2021

After the twin shocks of Brexit and the pandemic, the South East Local Enterprise Partnership has unveiled its plans to help the recovery.

Firm to create 50 new home care jobs

Firm to create 50 new home care jobs

07 May 2021

A new firm offering home care services is to recruit 50 staff as it launches local office.

Business school joins top 1%

Business school joins top 1%

06 May 2021

An accreditation award has secured a business school a place among the world's elite.

KEiBA 2021: Entries for top awards open this month

KEiBA 2021: Entries for top awards open this month

04 May 2021

The region's most prestigious business awards will return for 2021 - here's all the details you need to get your entry ready.

The day we lost another big factory

The day we lost another big factory

02 May 2021

A former Spembley employee recalls when the firm made the shock announcement it was moving out of the county.

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The changing face of the county town centre

The changing face of the county town centre

30 April 2021

When shoppers returned to Maidstone town centre, it was apparent that it was a very different retail world than before the pandemic.

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MP hits back at leader's 'disdain for local businesses'

MP hits back at leader's 'disdain for local businesses'

28 April 2021

An MP and council leader have clashed as their war of words escalates over a proposed port closure which is putting 800 jobs at risk.

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The high street where 40 shops have shut in one year

The high street where 40 shops have shut in one year

28 April 2021

More than 40 stores and eateries have closed in the last 12 months in one shopping area alone - but the opening of new businesses spells fresh hope.

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Big plans for brewery after takeover

Big plans for brewery after takeover

27 April 2021

A new management team plans investment into a brewery following completion of its takeover.

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Hospice staff to get pay hike

Hospice staff to get pay hike

27 April 2021

Trustees at a leading hospice in the county have given the green light to an across-the-board pay rise for staff.

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