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Firm's supersonic control deal

Firm's supersonic control deal

A deal has been struck for a local firm to help develop a control system for a private jet capable of speeds of up to 1,000mph.

Travel trimmings firm completes restructuring

Travel trimmings firm completes restructuring

A market leader in travel extras has completed its restructuring at the cost of more than 300 jobs.

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

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

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

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CEO scoops top IoD award

CEO scoops top IoD award

The boss of a leading company has been recognised with success at a leading business awards.

Historic pub to become children's nursery

Historic pub to become children's nursery

A former 14th century hostelry is being brought back to life by a childcare company.

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Call for more help for small firms

Call for more help for small firms

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.

Why Japan can't get enough of our wine

Why Japan can't get enough of our wine

The county's vineyards have seen a surge of interest from Japan as exports to Asia rocket.

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Self-employed urged to apply for Covid cash grants

Self-employed urged to apply for Covid cash grants

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

'Businesses like mine are falling through the cracks'

'Businesses like mine are falling through the cracks'

The boss of a catering company says he has been "totally let down" after being rejected for financial support during the Covid crisis.

Small firms welcome return of schools

Small firms welcome return of schools

Leading business organisation says return of schools is 'crucial' for many small businesses.

Care provider creates 1,500 jobs

Care provider creates 1,500 jobs

A company which provides carers to look after the vulnerable in their own home is recruiting after a surge of interest since the health crisis.

Warning over virus safety in offices

Warning over virus safety in offices

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's first Aldi set to open within months

Town's first Aldi set to open within months

A new Aldi supermarket will soon be opening its doors for the first time - creating 50 jobs.

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Holiday park jobs up for grabs

Holiday park jobs up for grabs

A boom in staycations has seen one major holiday firm advertise 500 jobs across its popular parks.

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Dashboard charts county's economic recovery after Covid

Dashboard charts county's economic recovery after Covid

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

The Kent district where 1 in 10 claim jobless benefits

The Kent district where 1 in 10 claim jobless benefits

New figures show the proportion of working-age people in a Kent district claiming out-of-work benefits has risen to 10% during lockdown.

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Life sciences project gets cash boost

Life sciences project gets cash boost

A team hoping to create hundreds of new jobs will spend the upcoming months preparing a bid to secure up to £50m of government funding.

Jobs threatened as sports firm collapses

Jobs threatened as sports firm collapses

A sports store has fallen into administration putting a number of jobs across the county at risk.

Jobs to go at cathedral

Jobs to go at cathedral

More than a sixth of Canterbury Cathedral's workforce have been granted voluntary redundancy as it grapples with huge financial losses.

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30 jobs at risk at Kent's biggest theatre

30 jobs at risk at Kent's biggest theatre

Thirty jobs are at risk at Kent's biggest theatre following a slump in revenue during lockdown.

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