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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.

Ultra-fast broadband firm expands across border

Ultra-fast broadband firm expands across border

A firm which specialises in providing fast internet access to rural areas is expanding outside of Kent's borders for the first time.

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.

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.

Fruit-ruining stink bug 'could cost us millions'

Fruit-ruining stink bug 'could cost us millions'

Scientists in the county are studying an invasive pest which could cause millions of pounds worth of damage to crops.

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.

There's still time to claim Covid-19 business support loans

There's still time to claim Covid-19 business support loans

A financial expert says firms wanting to take advantage of business support loans should act now before schemes close over the coming months.

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.

Energy firm plots path to growth

Energy firm plots path to growth

A firm specialising in green energy installations says it expects to keep growing despite the disruption caused by the lockdown.

Bite-sized courses for life after lockdown

Bite-sized courses for life after lockdown

The county's inward investment agency has unveiled summer courses for business leaders to help them plot a route to success post-lockdown.

Investment agency launches support scheme

Investment agency launches support scheme

The county's inward investment agency has launched a service to help firms bounce back after the ravages of the lockdown.

Warning over workplace safety as lockdown eases

Warning over workplace safety as lockdown eases

A legal expert has urged business owners to take all necessary steps to keep staff and visitors safe in the workplace - or risk prosecution.

'I fear jobs will still go in October'

'I fear jobs will still go in October'

A leading business figure in the county says many firms cannot afford to bring furloughed staff back - despite Rishi Sunak's £1,000 incentive.

Mixed views on Chancellor's 'kickstart' scheme

Mixed views on Chancellor's 'kickstart' scheme

Business figures in Kent say new measures to get young people into work are well intentioned but may prove a challenge in reality.

'V-shaped' recovery hopes after trade plans stalled

'V-shaped' recovery hopes after trade plans stalled

More than half of firms surveyed in a recent poll said Covid-19 had forced them to cancel or delay international trading plans.

£18m cash boost for horticultural development

£18m cash boost for horticultural development

A cluster of horticulture experts in the county has secured key funding aimed at boosting innovation and crops.

Why business must respond to Black Lives Matter movement

Why business must respond to Black Lives Matter movement

As protests continue, business leaders are being urged to look at their own company values to ensure equality.

Amnesty plan for furlough breaches

Amnesty plan for furlough breaches

Firms who have breached the rules surrounding the furlough scheme are set to get a 30-day amnesty period to repay HMRC.

Defence giant makes 5,000 pieces of PPE

Defence giant makes 5,000 pieces of PPE

One of the county's big employers has hit a key milestone after switching production to PPE during the health crisis.

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Uni to host recovery webinars

Uni to host recovery webinars

The University of Kent is to host a series of free webinars to help firms recover after the lockdown.

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