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Big surge in flexible office space demand

Big surge in flexible office space demand

The pandemic's lasting impact on the way we work is being highlighted by a shift in demand for flexible space.

The Open stars brace for tax bill

The Open stars brace for tax bill

Some of the world's top golfers face the threat of a tax bill as they compete for glory at Royal St George's.

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Marketing agency taken over by digital specialists

Marketing agency taken over by digital specialists

-based digital marketing agency has been acquired by Maidstone's .

Jobless figures continue to fall

Jobless figures continue to fall

across the county are continuing to fall as the economy continues to slowly improve after a year of .

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Want to start your own business?

Want to start your own business?

A free online pop-up training school will be giving budding entrepreneurs the practical skills they need to get their own business off the ground.

Jobs boost - but warning over skills shortage

Jobs boost - but warning over skills shortage

A survey has revealed the majority of firms in the county plan to hire staff this year - but there are warnings over a skills shortage.

Firm acquired following founder's retirement

Firm acquired following founder's retirement

An independent financial advisor has expanded after taking over another Kent company.

'Millions to be generated and hundreds of jobs to be created'

'Millions to be generated and hundreds of jobs to be created'

The leader of Kent County Council says the county's economy will be boosted and jobs be created thanks to post-Brexit facilities.

Borough has survived Covid pressures with a £1.22m surplus

Borough has survived Covid pressures with a £1.22m surplus

Councillors have found themselves with money to spare despite Covid, thanks to generous Government support.

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Almost 105,000 EU citizens can stay in Kent under post-Brexit scheme

Almost 105,000 EU citizens can stay in Kent under post-Brexit scheme

More than 100,000 EU citizens living and working in the county have successfully applied to remain in the UK following Brexit.

Money laundering prevention expert could be jailed over £850k fraud

Money laundering prevention expert could be jailed over £850k fraud

A money laundering prevention expert is facing a prison sentence after being found guilty of failing to disclose information about his own company.

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Park hires new business chief to drive growth

Park hires new business chief to drive growth

One of the county's leading business parks has recruited a senior figure to help attract more firms to the site.

'I worked hard and held off having children - but I still can't buy a house'

'I worked hard and held off having children - but I still can't buy a house'

With the rising average house prices in most areas being 10 times higher than the average salary, buying a home is seeming more and more impossible.

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Freedom Day delay a 'hammer blow' for firms

Freedom Day delay a 'hammer blow' for firms

Many businesses will be counting the cost of a delay to the easing of restrictions - after Boris Johnson's announcement last night.

Deadline looms for apprenticeship awards

Deadline looms for apprenticeship awards

A leading apprenticeship award scheme takes places later this year - but time is running out to enter your nominations.

Law firm sees 10% rise in revenues

Law firm sees 10% rise in revenues

A leading law firm says it is set to embark on 'ambitious organic growth' as it launches a new business plan.

Could 'Britcoin' be on the horizon?

Could 'Britcoin' be on the horizon?

The Bank of England has issued a discussion paper pondering the future of introducing a digital currency

Estate agent snaps up two of its rivals

Estate agent snaps up two of its rivals

A leading firm of estate agents in the county is spreading its wings with its latest acquisitions.

Bed giant sold to US firm for £340m

Bed giant sold to US firm for £340m

One of the county's biggest bed retailers has changed hands as it looks to grow its market share.

Many firms still locked in 'survival mode'

Many firms still locked in 'survival mode'

A survey has revealed how many owner-managed businesses are walking a tight-rope due to the impact of the pandemic.

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