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Amazon to hire more than 1,300 staff in county

Amazon to hire more than 1,300 staff in county

An online retail giant is set to create more than 1,300 jobs when it opens its new Kent fulfilment centre.

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Cheers! Pub giant to hire 300 new staff

Cheers! Pub giant to hire 300 new staff

One of the county's best known pub chains is hiring hundreds of new staff as the remainder of its pubs and hotels prepare to reopen.

Could recovery be slower than expected?

Could recovery be slower than expected?

The latest GDP figures reveal a bounce back after a drop between January and March - but one expert warns recovery could be slower than hoped.

Logistics firm looks to hire again

Logistics firm looks to hire again

An opportunity for graduates and school-leavers is on the horizon at a logistics firm in the county.

'Lockdown forced me to adapt - now my business is stronger than ever'

'Lockdown forced me to adapt - now my business is stronger than ever'

While many businesses were hit hard by lockdown, a driving dog salon, HR company, craft shop and others have found ways to grow in hard times.

Long-serving senior partner at law firm retires

Long-serving senior partner at law firm retires

A senior partner at one of the county's leading law firms has retired after 42 years of service.

Kickstart recruits set sail for Westminster

Kickstart recruits set sail for Westminster

Recruits on a new government-funded scheme will travel to Westminster today to meet a minister.

Plan to rebuild our economy after Covid

Plan to rebuild our economy after Covid

After the twin shocks of Brexit and the pandemic, the South East Local Enterprise Partnership has unveiled its plans to help the recovery.

Firm to create 50 new home care jobs

Firm to create 50 new home care jobs

A new firm offering home care services is to recruit 50 staff as it launches local office.

Business school joins top 1%

Business school joins top 1%

An accreditation award has secured a business school a place among the world's elite.

KEiBA 2021: Entries for top awards open this month

KEiBA 2021: Entries for top awards open this month

The region's most prestigious business awards will return for 2021 - here's all the details you need to get your entry ready.

The day we lost another big factory

The day we lost another big factory

A former Spembley employee recalls when the firm made the shock announcement it was moving out of the county.

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The changing face of the county town centre

The changing face of the county town centre

When shoppers returned to Maidstone town centre, it was apparent that it was a very different retail world than before the pandemic.

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MP hits back at leader's 'disdain for local businesses'

MP hits back at leader's 'disdain for local businesses'

An MP and council leader have clashed as their war of words escalates over a proposed port closure which is putting 800 jobs at risk.

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The high street where 40 shops have shut in one year

The high street where 40 shops have shut in one year

More than 40 stores and eateries have closed in the last 12 months in one shopping area alone - but the opening of new businesses spells fresh hope.

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Big plans for brewery after takeover

Big plans for brewery after takeover

A new management team plans investment into a brewery following completion of its takeover.

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Hospice staff to get pay hike

Hospice staff to get pay hike

Trustees at a leading hospice in the county have given the green light to an across-the-board pay rise for staff.

Kent's lost ferry crossings

Kent's lost ferry crossings

Once upon a time you could take a hovercraft, catamaran or a variety of ferries to the Continent - we take a look back at those we've lost.

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Debenhams announce store closing dates

Debenhams announce store closing dates

A high street giant has confirmed when some of its remaining retail outlets will close their doors for the final time.

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'Opening pubs has seen an outbursting of joy'

'Opening pubs has seen an outbursting of joy'

Shepherd Neame has lost millions over a six-month period - but says the reaction to pubs reopening suggests it is on the road to recovery.

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