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Hundreds of jobs up for grabs at shopping centre

Hundreds of jobs up for grabs at shopping centre

01 July 2022

A major jobs fair takes place next week - with more than 40 employers seeking staff.

Law firm appoints team head

Law firm appoints team head

01 July 2022

A senior figure at a Kent law firm has switched to a rival company to head up its employment team.

'I've never known the job market to be this bad before'

'I've never known the job market to be this bad before'

30 June 2022

Hospitality, like all other sectors, is struggling to fill vacancies - we focus on one Kent employer and how it is tackling the challenges.

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Business confidence drops

Business confidence drops

30 June 2022

The latest business barometer has revealed a dip in confidence levels this month across the South East.

Family-run café shuts as rival £880k venue nears completion

Family-run café shuts as rival £880k venue nears completion

29 June 2022

A long-running café has been forced to close as a new one is set to open nearby following a lease row with the council which now owns the site.

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'Is it acceptable to stop work to go and pick up the kids?'

'Is it acceptable to stop work to go and pick up the kids?'

29 June 2022

Our changing attitudes to jobs have created a seismic shift in the workplace - but are we storing up long-term problems?

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Businesses suffer as town centre works continue

Businesses suffer as town centre works continue

25 June 2022

A business owner says he has been forced to reduce his opening times and cut back staff hours due to ongoing works in a town centre.

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Modular home factory could create 250 jobs

Modular home factory could create 250 jobs

23 June 2022

A new factory which could create 1,000 modular homes a year is being planned for an industrial site.

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Barclays to close down town centre bank

Barclays to close down town centre bank

16 June 2022

Barclays has announced it will close down one of its Kent banks this autumn due to a dramatic fall in walk-in customers.

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Jobless figures drop - but inflation outstrips wage hikes

Jobless figures drop - but inflation outstrips wage hikes

14 June 2022

Unemployment figures dropped in all but two of the county's districts, according to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics.

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Entrepreneurs hub is officially unveiled

Entrepreneurs hub is officially unveiled

07 June 2022

It's already helped 100 entrepreneurs since it opened - now the ribbon has been officially cut on a business hub for start-ups.

Firm upgrades to bigger HQ as staff numbers swell

Firm upgrades to bigger HQ as staff numbers swell

07 June 2022

A firm which specialises in rolling out superfast full-fibre internet connections to rural areas has upgraded its headquarters.

Government 'out of touch' with fruit growers

Government 'out of touch' with fruit growers

01 June 2022

A lack of seasonal pickers and increased bureaucracy have halted the fruit industry's export drive.

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Kickstart a career in journalism with a KM apprenticeship

Kickstart a career in journalism with a KM apprenticeship

27 May 2022

Become a KentOnline apprentice and discover the exciting world of print, digital, radio and TV broadcasting.

FSB names new regional lead

FSB names new regional lead

20 May 2022

A leading business organisation for SMEs has revealed its new regional policy lead for the South East.

Looming recession 'could kill off local businesses'

Looming recession 'could kill off local businesses'

18 May 2022

Soaring inflation could usher in a recession later this year - and the fear many firms may not survive it, warns a Kent business expert.

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Jobless figures tumble but squeeze on incomes ramps up

Jobless figures tumble but squeeze on incomes ramps up

17 May 2022

The number of people claiming benefits fell heavily last month - but soaring inflation means few are better off.

Deadline looms for Medway awards

Deadline looms for Medway awards

17 May 2022

A leading business event for Medway is urging firms to enter now as the clock ticks down to the deadline for entries.

Family-run café forced to shut as council rival opens

Family-run café forced to shut as council rival opens

13 May 2022

The owners of a family-run cafe have announced it will close after a council chose to build its own at a country park.

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'They are treated with utter contempt by government'

'They are treated with utter contempt by government'

12 May 2022

A government agency is set to axe its Kent office with furious union bosses saying staff are being shown 'utter contempt' by Whitehall.

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