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Business welcomes Chancellor's 'furlough replacement'

Business welcomes Chancellor's 'furlough replacement'

24 September 2020

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has unveiled a string of support measures to help firms retain staff and survive the challenges posed by the pandemic.

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Garden nursery goes on the market

Garden nursery goes on the market

21 September 2020

A garden nursery complete with polytunnels and permission to build a new home, has gone on the market.

High streets to benefit from share of £95m

High streets to benefit from share of £95m

21 September 2020

Government confirm two Kent towns are to receive funding to recover from Covid - although the cash first announced a year ago.

American fashion brand opens Kent store

American fashion brand opens Kent store

15 September 2020

A luxury clothing and accessory brand has opened with big discounts.

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Turning Japanese: Kent's oysters and hops to get 'protection'

Turning Japanese: Kent's oysters and hops to get 'protection'

14 September 2020

The UK-Japan trade deal is set to extend special protection to a host of iconic Kent products.

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Call for more help for small firms

Call for more help for small firms

10 September 2020

A business organisation is calling on the government to provide further support for small firms as they look to get workers back in the office.

Self-employed urged to apply for Covid cash grants

Self-employed urged to apply for Covid cash grants

04 September 2020

The government's latest round of support allows the self-employed to access funding to allow them to survive the health crisis.

Record Store Day founder keeps shop closed on industry's biggest day

Record Store Day founder keeps shop closed on industry's biggest day

29 August 2020

As queues form outside vinyl shops for this year's Record Store Day, the man who brought it to the UK is keeping his doors closed.

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Warning over virus safety in offices

Warning over virus safety in offices

27 August 2020

Two leading academics say offices need to take extra care to prevent the spread of the virus as staff return after months working from home.

Town centre kitchen showroom opening

Town centre kitchen showroom opening

19 August 2020

A company selling German-manfactured kitchens will open its second Kent branch soon.

Dashboard charts county's economic recovery after Covid

Dashboard charts county's economic recovery after Covid

17 August 2020

A host of data has been combined to provide an insight into how Kent and Medway's economies are faring after the lockdown.

There's still time to claim Covid-19 business support loans

There's still time to claim Covid-19 business support loans

14 August 2020

A financial expert says firms wanting to take advantage of business support loans should act now before schemes close over the coming months.

A look inside Kent's new M&S store

A look inside Kent's new M&S store

11 August 2020

The county's newest M&S store is about to open, so we thought we'd give you an exclusive sneaky peak inside before shoppers arrive.

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Six Kent M&Co stores to remain open

Six Kent M&Co stores to remain open

07 August 2020

Six M&Co stores across the county are to remain open - as administrators close 47 of the chain's outlets nationally following the pandemic.

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Disappointment after grocer forced to pack up stall

Disappointment after grocer forced to pack up stall

29 July 2020

A popular fruit and vegetable trader and his customers have been left disappointed after he was told to shut up shop.

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Pubs and cafes can now apply for outdoor seating on paths

Pubs and cafes can now apply for outdoor seating on paths

24 July 2020

Bosses at pubs and restaurants can apply for outdoor seating on neighbouring paths to help them recover from the impact of Covid-19.

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Big discounts in closing down sale

Big discounts in closing down sale

24 July 2020

A popular chain has announced huge price drops as it clears stores ahead of shutting up shop for good.

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Town centre development approved

Town centre development approved

24 July 2020

Plans for new homes and businesses in an iconic listed building have been given the green light.

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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.

'People just need to get used to them'

'People just need to get used to them'

24 July 2020

As new rules on wearing a face covering come into force, we've been speaking to shoppers and shop owners across Kent on how it's being observed.

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