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Does regulation in business need to be complicated?

i Aug 1st No Comments by

Sue Harvey works for Kent Trading Standards, in their Business Advice Team. In this blog she’ll give you an introduction to regulation in business plus informs us about what’s on offer for businesses in Kent and Medway from the Better Business for All initiative. Why do I need to know about regulations?         Regulations can get […]

Kent Young Entrepreneur of the Year at KEiBA 2017 is…

i Jul 20th No Comments by

Kent Young Entrepreneur of the Year at KEiBA 2017 is… Alex Auger – The Juice Executive  Great recognition and a well deserved Kent Young Entrepreneur of the Year award for Alex at the Kent Excellence in Business Awards 2017. The business has come so far since we first met Alex at one of our A […]

Kent and Medway Business Fund

i Jun 20th No Comments by

The Kent and Medway Business Fund is now open for applications for one month until 14 July 2017. The aim of the scheme is to deliver investment to businesses across Kent and Medway and is funded by loan repayments from the Regional Growth Fund schemes. The Kent and Medway Business fund offers 0% loans between £50,000 […]

Kent Cyber Crime Launched To Protect Kent Businesses

i Jun 13th No Comments by

Kent County Council has launched Kent Cyber Crime a special website to help the county’s businesses tackle the threat of cyber crime, following the recent cyber-attacks on the NHS and big businesses across the world. Companies and large organisations are prime targets for this type of activity, and the Federation of Small Businesses has reported […]

South East Business Boost Grants Kent

i May 2nd No Comments by

The South East Business Boost Grant could help you with a financial contribution to help boost your business. The final tranche of European Regional Development Funding (ERDF) has now been secured to support businesses in Essex, Kent and East Sussex, who are seeking to increase capacity & develop economically. The funding is exclusively for small […]

Purrfect Animal Services of Kent

i Apr 20th No Comments by

Hi, I’m Clare and I run Purrfect Animal Services of Kent, an animal care service based in Faversham. It provides Pet Sitting, Dog Walking and Animal Day Care services in the East Kent area. I came up with my business idea after I graduated with an Animal Science HND. I was frustrated working in dead […]

The Able Label Adaptive Clothing Brand Launch Summer Collection

i Apr 20th No Comments by

Live life to its fullest in comfort and style with The Able Label Spring/Summer collection of easy dress clothes.  The Able Label has just launched it’s new summer range. It combines the latest colours and trends with the most comfortable fabrics and designs that make them all easier to dress into and out of – […]

Probably The Best Business Networking Event in Kent

i Feb 28th No Comments by

On the evening of Tuesday 14th March 2017 The Kent Foundation will open the doors to the stunning Maidstone TV Studios for a business networking event in Kent like no other. With two weeks to go the popular business networking event titled A Blast! has already seen over 200 people sign up to attend and will be […]

Accounting Workshop raise £1500 for Kent Charity

i Jan 5th No Comments by

Kent firm of accountants, Accounting Workshop, selected The Kent Foundation as their charity of the year for 2016. Julian Kirkness, Chairman of The Kent Foundation was delighted to accept a donation of £1,500 from the philanthropic team from Accounting Workshop, Ashford. The adventurous team, comprising Senior Partner, Lisa Brown and colleagues Georgina King and Lawry […]

Impact Award Presented to Business Support Volunteer

i Dec 15th No Comments by

A business support volunteer was presented  an Impact Award  at a volunteers reception hosted by The Chairman of Kent County Council in support of Kent’s largest business support charity The Kent Foundation. Over 50 guests attended the evening at which four young entrepreneurs spoke about their businesses and their gratitude to the Kent Foundation Volunteer Business […]