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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,…

digitalbeans launches YourLocal.Delivery

April 1, 2020
Free website to support local businesses in Kent stay in business digitalbeans, a leading digital agency based in Canterbury, has launched YourLocal.Delivery, a free website solution which will help local businesses in Kent who are impacted by the Covid-19 situation and unable to service their customers. This free of charge service from digitalbeans will allow restaurants, toy shops, art shops, garden centres, small convenience stores and those on Kent’s high-streets to launch their own online store, by signing up to the free website solution.  YourLocal.Delivery is a swift solution for many local businesses who would not have been able to…

Coronavirus – Where are we now? Updated 27 March 2020

March 27, 2020
Jack Sales of TN Accountancy takes a look at the measures announced so far. Support for Businesses The government has put together a package of measures to support public services, people and businesses through this period of disruption caused by COVID-19. This includes a package of measures to support businesses including: a Coronavirus Job Retention Schemedeferring VAT and Income Tax paymentsa Self-employment Income Support Schemea Statutory Sick Pay relief package for small and medium sized businesses (SMEs)a 12-month business rates holiday for all retail, hospitality, leisure and nursery businesses in Englandsmall business grant funding of £10,000 for all business in…

Business of the Month

March 1, 2020
Abbott Media – Ben Abbott Hey – my name is Ben Abbott and I run a creative marketing agency called Abbott Media (I know… original right?) we specialise in helping businesses to increase their revenue through innovative marketing strategies and consistent social media content. To put it simply, we help you make more money. My business started when I was in my last job, I started getting the itch to do my own thing and within a month I had a business plan put together and I was raring to go! I decided to hand in my notice December 2017 and I…

Business of the Month

February 1, 2020
Pretty Please by Katie – Katie Hawkins Hi I'm Katie from Pretty Please by Katie, and it's my job to transform women from their everyday self into the most beautiful of brides. I provide bespoke hair and make-up services on their wedding morning, which means they can rest assured, not only look amazing, but they get to feel it too! Quote “I don’t need to make you look ‘different’ to make you look and feel like ‘a bride’. Together we simply create the very best version of you for your big day so that you can not only look amazing…

Awards Evening and Reception

January 24, 2020
KF Celebrating the successes of 2019 2019 was a big year for the Kent Foundation, new services have been launched, and the number of businesses who accessed support through our mentoring program nearly doubled to 160 businesses. We are very proud of the achievements we have made, but more importantly, we are proud to be a part of the achievements made by young entrepreneurs and business owners in Kent. This is why we want to publicly celebrate with them, and recognise their achievements. Young Entrepreneurs and business owners, Mentors, Trustees and the staff team gathered for our annual Kent Foundation…