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Jobs threatened as sports firm collapses

Jobs threatened as sports firm collapses

03 August 2020

A sports store has fallen into administration putting a number of jobs across the county at risk.

Jobs to go at cathedral

Jobs to go at cathedral

03 August 2020

More than a sixth of Canterbury Cathedral's workforce have been granted voluntary redundancy as it grapples with huge financial losses.

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30 jobs at risk at Kent's biggest theatre

30 jobs at risk at Kent's biggest theatre

28 July 2020

Thirty jobs are at risk at Kent's biggest theatre following a slump in revenue during lockdown.

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NHS workforce grew during coronavirus' peak

NHS workforce grew during coronavirus' peak

28 July 2020

Between March and April more NHS staff were employed by hospital trusts but experts say action is needed to address long term recruitment concerns.

Where can you eat for half price in August?

Where can you eat for half price in August?

27 July 2020

A list of eateries taking part in the 'Eat Out to Help Out' scheme has been unveiled.

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The 100-year story of a unique coalfield

The 100-year story of a unique coalfield

26 July 2020

The county's rich supply of coal meant it was once a Mecca for miners. We look at the history of an industry that has left its mark on Kent.

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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.

Ambitious resort to create thousands of jobs

Ambitious resort to create thousands of jobs

22 July 2020

The mastermind behind plans for a billion-pound theme park has claimed thousands of jobs will be generated as a result of the work.

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Face of town could change forever

Face of town could change forever

20 July 2020

Council planners hold the future of a Kent town in their hands, as they prepare to discuss four huge developments in one meeting.

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Council confirms leisure centre closure

Council confirms leisure centre closure

17 July 2020

A council vote has confirmed a leisure centre's year-long closure – despite a petition against it.

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Pizza giant set to serve up closures

Pizza giant set to serve up closures

16 July 2020

Another big name restaurant looks set to close outlets as a result of the impact of the health crisis on its bottom line.

Scheme aims to make 'your hobby your job'

Scheme aims to make 'your hobby your job'

16 July 2020

A free online school aims to teach you how to start up your own business - without racking up debts.

Benefit claims drop for first time in nearly two years

Benefit claims drop for first time in nearly two years

16 July 2020

The number of people claiming benefits in the county has decreased for the first time in almost two years.

Web event to focus on rebirth of £4bn tourism industry

Web event to focus on rebirth of £4bn tourism industry

16 July 2020

An online seminar will focus on how the county's tourism industry recovers as lockdown measures are slowly eased.

Holiday firm to axe 330 staff

Holiday firm to axe 330 staff

14 July 2020

A firm which specialises in holiday extras says it has been forced into making major cuts to its staff levels.

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.

Fears 2,000 jobs could go if docks close

Fears 2,000 jobs could go if docks close

11 July 2020

The uncertain future of a port is set to be revealed as new research finds it will cost £258m to the economy if it closes.

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Leisure centre staff face redundancies after bailout loan refusal

Leisure centre staff face redundancies after bailout loan refusal

10 July 2020

A cash-strapped leisure trust faces significant job losses after a Kent council's cabinet refused to approve an emergency bailout loan of £120,000.

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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.

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