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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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Take Brexit health check now, business leaders advise

Take Brexit health check now, business leaders advise

Chamber of commerce advises members to get ready for the EU split next March well ahead of the date of departure.

Discount retailer confirms it is to shut all stores

Discount retailer confirms it is to shut all stores

Administrators says a last minute rescue deal is possible as it confirms all remaining stores will close on August 10.

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England World Cup star to appear at business event

England World Cup star to appear at business event

Star will be one of the keynote speakers at the event which takes place in September.

Projects can bid for share of £8.3m government cash

Projects can bid for share of £8.3m government cash

Money will go to projects which can meet strict criteria and spend it by 2021.

Forty jobs filled at new Aldi

Forty jobs filled at new Aldi

Managers have filled 40 vacancies at a new Aldi store ahead of its opening next month.

Restaurant faces uncertain future as administrators called in

Restaurant faces uncertain future as administrators called in

The restaurant in the centre of town could fall unless a last minute rescue deal can be agreed.

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Shopping centre to host tourism event to swell visitor numbers

Shopping centre to host tourism event to swell visitor numbers

Complex is inviting local businesses and tourism organisations to attend the event in August.

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Fewer claim unemployment benefits

Fewer claim unemployment benefits

Dole queues shrank drastically across Kent last month.

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Innovative skateboards-meets-education charity to double Kent sites

Innovative skateboards-meets-education charity to double Kent sites

With two successful sites and a host of top awards already under its belt, plans to expand are now under way.

Brexit uncertainty hampers business

Brexit uncertainty hampers business

Businesses in Kent say uncertainty around Brexit is preventing them from preparing for the UK’s departure from the EU.

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Innovation warehouse for start-ups planned in former Co-op

Innovation warehouse for start-ups planned in former Co-op

A former Co-op store is set to be converted into start-up units for new businesses.

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KEiBAs 2018: Full list of all the winners

KEiBAs 2018: Full list of all the winners

Hundreds of people attended the premier business awards event in the county - find out who triumphed in our full winners' list.

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Part-time staff 'not focused on jobs'

Part-time staff 'not focused on jobs'

The leader of Kent County Council claims part-time staff get poorer results in their appraisals because they prioritise their families.

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Happy 20th birthday Demelza

Happy 20th birthday Demelza

A well-loved charity is celebrating two decades of supporting seriously ill children.

Agricultural machinery dealership appoints new MD

Agricultural machinery dealership appoints new MD

Firm with four dealerships has reshuffled its senior management team.

School academies trusts explore merger

School academies trusts explore merger

Two school trusts are exploring a merger set to create a super group of 22 secondary and primary academies with 16,000 pupils.

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Could you be our next apprentice?

Could you be our next apprentice?

The KM Group, publisher of KentOnline, is on the hunt for its next editorial apprentice.

Unemployment figures drop

Unemployment figures drop

The number of people on unemployment benefits in Kent has fallen for the first time in seven months.

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Hospital to take on hundreds of foreign nurses

Hospital to take on hundreds of foreign nurses

Around 200 nurses from the Philippines are in talks about joining a hospital due to a staffing crisis.

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