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HR event goes virtual

HR event goes virtual

23 October 2020

A major HR conference will switch to a virtual event this year as a result of the pandemic.

Recovery service's 300 hours of free support

Recovery service's 300 hours of free support

22 October 2020

SMEs have been taking advantage of a service to help them tackle the challenges and opportunities of the Covid crisis.

Railway aims to be first running entirely on renewable energy

Railway aims to be first running entirely on renewable energy

22 October 2020

One of the county's key railway lines is set to be powered entirely by green energy sources.

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Cross-Channel revenues plunge due to Covid crisis

Cross-Channel revenues plunge due to Covid crisis

19 October 2020

Operator of a major cross-Channel route says it is millions of pounds down on the same time last year due to the pandemic's impact on travel plans.

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Chamber and colleges team up for Kickstart

Chamber and colleges team up for Kickstart

16 October 2020

The county's further education specialists are to work with a business organisation to deliver Rishi Sunak's Kickstart programme for young people.

Theme park could mean station upgrade

Theme park could mean station upgrade

16 October 2020

A £5billion theme park could "strengthen the case" for much-needed improvements to a railway station in north Kent.

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Have your say on Brexit lorry park... four months after work began

Have your say on Brexit lorry park... four months after work began

15 October 2020

The government has launched a two-week consultation on its controversial Brexit lorry park project – four months after work started on the site.

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Growth board seeks 'green visionaries'

Growth board seeks 'green visionaries'

15 October 2020

A major push to redevelop part of the county wants to hear from firms with green growth credentials.

Take away restaurant to solve congestion

Take away restaurant to solve congestion

15 October 2020

Kent County Council has come up with a queue-busting solution to a town's traffic blackspot - demolish a curry house.

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Webinar to highlight apprentice benefits

Webinar to highlight apprentice benefits

14 October 2020

An online event takes place on Thursday to help firms benefit from emerging talent.

Mother calls town centre parklets 'discrimination'

Mother calls town centre parklets 'discrimination'

13 October 2020

A mother with a disabled child is challenging a parking ticket after she couldn't find a disabled bay in a town centre because of new 'parklets'.

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Manston reopening will be challenged in courts

Manston reopening will be challenged in courts

13 October 2020

A judge has granted permission for a legal challenge against the government's decision to reopen Manston airport.

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Huge new car dealership opens

Huge new car dealership opens

11 October 2020

A car dealership covering 40,000 sq ft has opened in Kent, proving a welcome jobs boost.

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10 Brexit lorry parks confirmed - including two in one Kent town

10 Brexit lorry parks confirmed - including two in one Kent town

08 October 2020

The government has revealed it will use TWO lorry parks in one Kent town when the Brexit transition period finishes at the end of the year.

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Plans for Covid test centre turned Brexit lorry park revealed

Plans for Covid test centre turned Brexit lorry park revealed

08 October 2020

A Brexit lorry park that is set to replace a huge Covid testing centre would hold 256 HGVs for two years, government plans have revealed.

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Fears junction upgrades may cut into protected countryside

Fears junction upgrades may cut into protected countryside

08 October 2020

Planned changes to major junctions could mean encroaching on an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

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Cross-Channel passenger numbers tumble

Cross-Channel passenger numbers tumble

05 October 2020

One of the main cross-Channel operators says passenger traffic is down 43% for the first six months of the year.

Broadband bursaries for start-ups

Broadband bursaries for start-ups

05 October 2020

A telecommunications giant is offering a special deal for start-ups and entrepreneurs as part of its support scheme.

Train passengers to get free WiFi boost

Train passengers to get free WiFi boost

03 October 2020

Rail passengers are set for an increase to free WiFi allowances - with it doubling on some routes.

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SMEs face threat of 'funding vacuum'

SMEs face threat of 'funding vacuum'

02 October 2020

A debate among leading business figures paints a worrying picture for smaller firms as they attempt to recover from the impact of the pandemic.

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