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Brachers advises on acquisition of Dolphins Day Nursery

Brachers’ corporate team has advised Blue Iris Childcare Limited on the acquisition of Little Dolphins Day Nursery Limited and its premises.

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NICEIC expands training offer in Maidstone

NICEIC, the UK’s leading certification and training body for the electrical industry, has announced that it will now offer two new qualifications for electrical professionals from its training location in Maidstone, Kent.

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Applications open for Cripps’ EmpowHer Leadership Programme

Kent-based law firm Cripps has announced that applications are now officially open for its brand-new EmpowHer Leadership Programme, designed to unlock the potential of female leaders.

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Redrow kicks off community fund with generous donations to local causes

Kent housebuilder Redrow South East has made four donations, totalling over £2,000, to support the incredible community work and events happening across the local area.

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Kent County Show celebrates the best of Kent

The 93rd Kent County Show, the annual flagship event of registered charity the Kent County Agricultural Society, took place on 5, 6 and 7 July 2024, displaying the best of Kent through livestock and equine competitions, trade, exhibits and more.

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The final stage on the rules for Tipping and gratuities

New rules to ensure fairness and transparency around handling tips and gratuities will soon go live for hospitality and other service sector businesses.    New rules to ensure fairness and transparency around handling tips and gratuities will soon go live for hospitality and other service sector businesses.  These are designed to ensure an even-handed approach […]

Expert Comment Kreston Reeves

Business credit scores matter

Business and supplier relationships are crucial for success It is a relationship defined, amongst many other factors, by payment terms, credit control and, in some instances, offering customers a line of credit.  But not all businesses are created equal, and it can be difficult to determine how a relationship might develop. For all businesses beginning […]

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Juxtaposed border controls cause concern

Kent has always been unique in the eyes of its residents. However, post-Brexit, we now have a more significant relevance in that we have two of the UK’s three juxtaposed borders. This may lead you to ask: what are they and why does it matter? In our case, a juxtaposed border is where another country […]

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The latest Future Skills Forum

Young people don’t know what they don’t know, and this is particularly true for insights into careers – one reason why the latest Future Skills Forum, born out of the Local Skills Improvement Plan (LSIP), was a great place to launch a suite of new localised careers factsheets, aimed at young people, careers advisers and […]

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Future of the economy

The British Chambers of Commerce manifesto sets out a clear plan for sustainable growth for the next government. We want to build an economy that has the green transition at its core, with a workforce fit for the future, living in thriving local places and powered by businesses that are globally facing and digitally enabled. […]

Expert Comment Maxim

Great marketing is at the core of Apple’s success

In my first job, back in 1986, I was handed an Apple Macintosh Plus, with only 1 MB of RAM and an 800kb hard drive. It immediately connected with me, and I was hooked after I wrote my first-ever press release on it. Since that day, most of the tech I use at Maxim’s office […]

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Brachers advises on acquisition of Dolphins Day Nursery

Brachers’ corporate team has advised Blue Iris Childcare Limited on the acquisition of Little Dolphins Day Nursery Limited and its premises.

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NICEIC expands training offer in Maidstone

NICEIC, the UK’s leading certification and training body for the electrical industry, has announced that it will now offer two new qualifications for electrical professionals from its training location in Maidstone, Kent.

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Applications open for Cripps’ EmpowHer Leadership Programme

Kent-based law firm Cripps has announced that applications are now officially open for its brand-new EmpowHer Leadership Programme, designed to unlock the potential of female leaders.

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Redrow kicks off community fund with generous donations to local causes

Kent housebuilder Redrow South East has made four donations, totalling over £2,000, to support the incredible community work and events happening across the local area.

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Kent County Show celebrates the best of Kent

The 93rd Kent County Show, the annual flagship event of registered charity the Kent County Agricultural Society, took place on 5, 6 and 7 July 2024, displaying the best of Kent through livestock and equine competitions, trade, exhibits and more.

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East Sussex vineyard business for sale

Award-winning East Sussex vineyard business Off The Line is for sale with BTF Partnership with a guide price of £1.5 million for either the issued share capital in Off The Line Limited or the assets of the business. 

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Canterbury BID gets business backing for £3.6m city centre investment plans

The Canterbury Business Improvement District (BID) has won its third renewal ballot, securing millions of pounds of investment for Canterbury over the next five years.

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Nearly two-thirds of UK businesses to demand increased office attendance

According to new research from NCG, almost two-thirds of UK businesses’ senior decision-makers will increase the number of times employees must attend their workspace. 

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Maidstone site manager for Barratt Homes wins national award

Barratt Homes site manager Billy Oborne has won a Pride in the Job Award from the National House Building Council (NHBC) in recognition of the quality of homes he is building at The Poppies development in Kent.

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Screen Ashford launches to support film industry

Screen South, in partnership with Ashford Borough Council and Ashford-based film company Borderpoint Films, has launched Screen Ashford, an initiative designed to nurture and develop the next generation of film industry professionals and provide a network for them.

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South East had second-highest equity investment value in 2023

The British Business Bank’s annual Small Business Equity Tracker reports that the South East region had the second-highest investment value in 2023.

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Caxtons makes two senior promotions

Kent-based property consultants firm Caxtons has promoted two highly experienced and dedicated staff to associate director level.

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