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Looking for work? Then get on your (hire) bike!

Looking for work? Then get on your (hire) bike!

07 April 2014

Jobseekers are being told to get on their bikes - under a moped loan scheme aimed at helping people who don't have a car to find work.

Shop flood fails to sink couple’s business dream

Shop flood fails to sink couple’s business dream

02 April 2014

Entrepreneurs who nearly lost everything in flooding have bounced back and opened a new salon.

Gruelling challenge earns award

Gruelling challenge earns award

02 April 2014

A woman who ran and cycled more than 320 miles for charity took home top honours at a business awards.

Living wage blackspots revealed

Living wage blackspots revealed

01 April 2014

Nearly a third of people in parts of Kent are earning less than the basic cost of living, according to figures released today.

A man from Dover has been selected for a new training scheme

A man from Dover has been selected for a new training scheme

29 March 2014

Jason Buddle has been selected from 640 applicants for an on-the-job training scheme with UK Power Networks.

'Crowds and contrived excitement don’t particularly interest us'

'Crowds and contrived excitement don’t particularly interest us'

28 March 2014

Tories have defended a move to visit Disney World and other Florida theme parks at the taxpayers' expense.

Recruitment firm to leave market

Recruitment firm to leave market

25 March 2014

A Kent-based company is set to withdraw from the ISDX Growth Market after struggling to add value for shareholders.

Cargo blow for airport

Cargo blow for airport

25 March 2014

Twice-weekly flights by Saudia Cargo will be halted next week amid continuing uncertainty over the future of Manston Airport.

Redundancies at venue

Redundancies at venue

24 March 2014

A council-owned theatre is being forced to lay off staff as it deals with "challenging financial circumstances".

Pupils discover the world of work

Pupils discover the world of work

24 March 2014

School children will get a chance to find out what it is like to have a job at a free careers exhibition this week.

£25 million investment at power station

£25 million investment at power station

21 March 2014

Millions will be spent on a major plant investment project at a Dungeness B power station.

Kent bucks jobless trend... again

Kent bucks jobless trend... again

19 March 2014

The number of people lining up for the dole has gone up for the second month running in Kent, despite the number falling nationally.

Printer firm's decade of success

Printer firm's decade of success

19 March 2014

A husband and wife team are celebrating 10 years in business, in which they grown from one shop to four across the county.

District job seekers set to receive help

District job seekers set to receive help

18 March 2014

Unemployed people in the Dover District will receive professional help to get them back into work.

Golden girl Lizzy Yarnold to attend careers fair

Golden girl Lizzy Yarnold to attend careers fair

13 March 2014

The Olympic champion will at Detling Showground later this month.

Rugby legend meets firms

Rugby legend meets firms

13 March 2014

Companies with successful exports got to rub shoulders with England's World Cup-winning coach Sir Clive Woodward.

MP welcomes 100% increase in district apprenticeships

MP welcomes 100% increase in district apprenticeships

12 March 2014

The number of apprenticeships available to residents in Dover and Deal has risen by 100% since 2009.

‘We’re not taking any money, it’s costing thousands’

‘We’re not taking any money, it’s costing thousands’

12 March 2014

The rains have subsided but the effects on businesses of the floods will last for a long time, at huge cost, as one badly-hit pub is finding out.

More help possible for flood-hit businesses

More help possible for flood-hit businesses

12 March 2014

Treasury Minister Danny Alexander says the government will explore whether its Flood Re scheme for householders can be extended to firms.

Apprentice heading to the top

Apprentice heading to the top

10 March 2014

An apprentice from Bean is heading to the top in more ways than one.

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