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KF Business Survey Results

June 15, 2021
Every 6 months The Kent Foundation conducts a Business Survey of all the businesses we are actively supporting. It is important to us to build a more accurate picture of the impact we are having, not just on individual businesses, but for the wider economy. KF-Business-H1-2021-Survey-Results.docxDownload

The Kent Foundation Awards Evening 2021

January 20, 2021
Celebrating the successes of 2020 2020 was a challenging year for everyone, the way we delivered our service completely changed, as well as how businesses have had to adapt to the new world we find ourselves in with COVID-19. All of the businesses who received support through our mentoring program demonstrated a real innovation and resilience to make the best of what could be done, and we are very proud of theirs successes, and the commitment of our volunteer business mentors. This is why we wanted to publicly celebrate with them, and recognise their achievements. The business community of Kent...

Why now is a great time to think about starting a business

July 17, 2020
Right now the market is seeing a huge decrease in value with many businesses already going under due to COVID-19. There are many businesses who have concerns as to whether they can keep their staff through no fault of their own, and therefore many employees will have concerns for their jobs, perhaps just hoping it will all blow over and we will get back to where we were before lockdown. So is now a good time to start a business? Times are tough for everyone right now without the added pressure of not being able to do our usual daily...

City Healthcare Solutions have produced a FREE user guide for creating a healthy work environment at home.

April 16, 2020
James Burgess, Kent based business owner of City Health Solutions has produced a free guide to help everyone working from home during this period of lock-down. With many of us all now working from the kitchen table, or a make shift office in the spare room, have we really thought about our health and the impact this way of working could have on us. FREE Guide Here James BurgessDC, MSc, LRCC, ICCSP James Burgess "My intention is simple, to help people working from home keep a healthy body, and healthy mind, throughout these uncertain times!" To find out more about City...

Local companies join force to ensure businesses across the county stay connected.

April 10, 2020
JK Online, Clockwork Moggy and Dragon Co-Working, all based in Medway, set up Together Self Isolated Business Networking on Facebook. In just under three weeks, the community has gathered more than 1,000 followers. One of those behind the network, Karl Cowell, set up his business JK Online, which offers digital marketing solutions, with best friend Joe Bennett two years ago..... Read more about what they have been doing HERE.....

Spotlight Business

April 3, 2020
TN Accountancy - Jack Sales Let us introduce Jack, he recently shared with The Kent Foundation some really useful information for the Kent business community entitled Coronavirus – Where are we now? So we thought we would share a little more about him, and his business. Hello, my name is Jack Sales, I am a Chartered Tax Adviser and I am the owner/director of TN Accountancy based in Tunbridge Wells. Outside of work, I am passionate about motorsport and used to race karts and Caterham 7 cars until the end of 2017. I set up TN Accountancy in September 2018,...