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Major B2B event under way at historic dockyard

Major B2B event under way at historic dockyard

Businesses from across the county will be gathering for a major event hosted by the Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce.

Mental health conference tackles workplace challenges

Mental health conference tackles workplace challenges

Business chiefs urged to attend special event held on World Mental Health Day.

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Tourism organisation welcomes new CEO next week

Tourism organisation welcomes new CEO next week

Tourism organisation will see its new CEO take over the reins next week after her appointment earlier this year.

Small businesses face 'danger' of no deal Brexit

Small businesses face 'danger' of no deal Brexit

Federation chief hits out at latest notes on landscape if no deal is struck before we leave the EU.

Leaving do donation ‘final insult’ for jobless staff

Leaving do donation ‘final insult’ for jobless staff

A £250 donation by the boss of Nasons towards a leaving do for its 54 redundant staff has been branded a "final insult".

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'The sickness of society'

'The sickness of society'

The Archbishop of Canterbury has described the gig economy as "the reincarnation of an ancient evil" in one of his career's most passionate speeches.

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Kent's commuters being 'taken for a ride'

Kent's commuters being 'taken for a ride'

A transport campaigner has called for an end to rising rail fares - as it's revealed train journeys in Kent can cost double those in Europe.

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Women lead surge in dole claimants

Women lead surge in dole claimants

The number of people on unemployment benefits in Kent has risen by more than 300 in the last month - with women accounting for most of the increase.

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Growth levels 'lowest for two years' according to latest research

Growth levels 'lowest for two years' according to latest research

The monthly activity report gauges confidence and performance across the region.

Care home on recruitment drive following takeover

Care home on recruitment drive following takeover

More than a dozen jobs are available within the newly expanded group which provides care homes.

Urgent action needed on Universal Credit, says Bishop

Urgent action needed on Universal Credit, says Bishop

A high-ranking bishop has called on the Government to "fix" its controversial Universal Credit benefit system, amid a surge in demand at food banks.

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Crunch meeting to decide future of DIY giant

Crunch meeting to decide future of DIY giant

Creditors need to approve deal to prevent company going into administration. But future is still bleak for one Kent store.

Warehouse plans to create 100 jobs

Warehouse plans to create 100 jobs

A £12 million industrial scheme will deliver up to 100 jobs when it is up and running next summer.

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Council puts hundreds of women on zero-hours contracts

Council puts hundreds of women on zero-hours contracts

Three times more women are on zero-hours contracts than men at Kent County Council, figures obtained by the KM Group reveal.

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Nuclear power station reactor to come off grid for three months

Nuclear power station reactor to come off grid for three months

Some 500 extra workers will descend on site for a once-every-three-years maintenance programme which will cost around £30million.

Model train firm appoints company stalwart as chairman

Model train firm appoints company stalwart as chairman

Latest change in the boardroom at Hornby as it continues to attempt to recapture past glories.

Fraudster hid millions in offshore companies

Fraudster hid millions in offshore companies

A tax consultant who stole £6.9 million from workers’ pockets has been jailed for nine and a-half-years.

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Bid for sex club with bondage dungeon

Bid for sex club with bondage dungeon

The man behind hopes for an X-rated sex club branded 'inappropriate' says he is doing 'nothing illegal'.

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Historic retailer confirms closure

Historic retailer confirms closure

A department store which has been a stalwart in a city centre for nearly a century has confirmed it will close next month with the loss of 50 jobs.

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Jobless figures down for third straight month

Jobless figures down for third straight month

The number of people claiming unemployment benefits in the county has taken another tumble.

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