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Bob O’Connor receives entrepreneur of the year award, presented by Marcus Wright, enterprise manager, Kent Innovation & Enterprise

Standard of entrants described as ‘exceptionally high’


Thanet District Council could still buy Manston Airport - depending on the outcome of an independent consultation.

Fruit picking

It is supported by government money for rural businesses

Biggin Hill Airport: Operating hours have been extended

The airport received agreement in principle for its proposals

An artists impression of the riverside development

The new development will be built near Wouldham on the River Medway

The current hangar and aircraft parking apron

The investment comes as a result of increased demand at the airport


The annual Tourism Symposium will start in Ashford before moving to Canterbury


Thorley Taverns added to its portfolio with the freehold to two buildings

London Paramount

Tony Sefton had been one of the senior managers pushing the project forward

Business will get great networking opportunities

The cash will help support business across the county

The site for the Ebbsfleet garden city,

The development could provide up to 15,000 new homes

The Historic Dockyard has helped draw in crowds

The county was one of the most visited destinations in the UK

George Osborne

The measures unveiled are likely to keep small business confident as they go forward

Petrol duty has been frozen

The group says the government should go further

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne poses with his budget box

But confidence is still high ahead of the budget

Dartford Crossing

The Freight Transport Association says congestion will grow before it gets better

Paramount London Resort - interior

Swanscombe project secures latest big name partner

Tractor ploughing field

It would come in the form of the government’s new Food Enterprise Zones

Bromley College

Employers will discuss the opportunities they have available

Life Science Minister George Freeman MP visits Discovery Park, Sandwich. During his visit he meets with businesses and apprentices.  Pic: MATT BRISTOW

The minister for life sciences visited the site yesterday

Stephen Metcalfe

Tax relief could be available on up to £500,000 of investment

Charting the course of business

A survey of businesses revealed that most believe the next six months will see growth


Chancellor pleased with deal

Thedeveloper is looking to build on its 2014 success

The company made a 44 per cent increase on last year’s underlying profit before tax

Business will get great networking opportunities

Free advice, workshops and speakers are key attractions for businesses to the event

Wallace and Gromit

Latest big name deal for Swanscombe site

Leader of Tonbridge & Malling Borough Council has pledged support to the staff members.

Lee Manning, digital marketing manager for the Perrys Group

Perrys won three wins at the prestigious AM motor industry awards

© Licensed to 16/02/2015 London, UK. Launch of the Pub Chefs Recruitment Campaign at Happenstance, Ludgate Hill, London. Photo credit : Simon Jacobs

The campaign revolves around pub chef recruitment


The company also revealed their end of year statistics


All-day show will feature exhibitors and speakers


Course launched next month

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