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South East Business Boost Grants Kent

i May 2nd 2 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 […]

The Entrepreneur’s Journey Global Entrepreneurship Week UK

i Nov 21st No Comments by

The Kent Foundation and The Business Terrace in Maidstone kick started Global Entrepreneurship Week UK by playing host to almost 50 local business people who joined them on The Entrepreneur’s Journey to get involved with the world’s biggest celebration of entrepreneurship. The idea behind the inspirational event ‘The Entrepreneur’s Journey ’ tied in with this year’s […]

Clarke Virtual Assistant – Star Business of the Month – September 2016

i Sep 6th No Comments by

Hi I am Kascha Clarke, a Virtual Assistant and Founder of Clarke Virtual Assistant Business Services.  In a nutshell I provide administrative and creative support to busy business owners across the UK on a virtual basis. Some of you are probably thinking ‘virtual’? What do you mean ‘virtual’?….well first of all, I am a human […]

Accounting Workshop Trekking 50km to support Kent’s young people

i Aug 24th No Comments by

Accounting Workshop based in Ashford to complete 50km trek across the Peak District to raise money for The Kent Foundation, a charity providing free business support for young people in Kent. The accounting firm have chosen The Kent Foundation as their charity of the year after hearing charity Director, Paul Barron speak at a seminar. […]

Sean Dobbins Fashion Designer in Kent – Talent Match South East

i Jul 27th No Comments by

Sean Dobbins fashion designer in Kent endured unemployment for over a year and confidence had hit rock bottom. Find out how The Kent Foundation and the Talent Match South East project helped him develop the skills and confidence he desperately needed to start a business. Sean Dobbins Fashion Designer, aged 23, from Kent, has turned his […]