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Wealden Business Group Launches The Business Edge Competition To Supercharge New Business Growth

February 22, 2018
Wealden Business Group, the successful professional networking organisation for small and medium sized companies, is launching The Business Edge, an initiative aimed at supercharging the growth of a new or recently-established business. Says Martin Tickner, chairman of the Tenterden-based group: "As owner-managers of small and medium sized businesses, we know that money is tight in the early months after a business is launched, which is precisely the time that new business leads, advice and support are most valuable". The Business Edge is a competition offering a year's free membership of Wealden Business Group, worth more than £500, plus free one-to-one...

The Able Label Winter 2017/18 Range

October 23, 2017
The Able Label known as the retailer of 'beautiful clothes, designed to make dressing easier' are thrilled to announce the launch of their new Winter Collection. In The Able Label Winter Collection 2017/18 you can see the introduction of: Stunning wool mix coats without the fiddly fastenings (actually closing with Velcro) Sophisticated and on trend rich red tones in our best selling shapes Wraps to keep the chill off without the faff of contending with armholes and a squared off neck to help prevent the wrap from falling off shoulders Super stretchy, easy care trousers in a warm ponte fabric that have...

Business Startup Journey with AJ Stanning Founder of Sharp Relations and PR Toolkit

October 23, 2017
Meet AJ Stanning, Founder of Sharp Relations and PR Toolkit Who Speaks About Her Business Startup Journey. First things first, tell us what your business does in 100 words or less: Sharp Relations provides affordable public relations (PR) consultation to food and drinks businesses. We work hard to support our clients to manage reputation, grow sales but predominantly increase awareness of their brand or product range. This might mean setting up an interview in a business publication or negotiating a client’s product to appear in a top five feature in a magazine. PR is not just about “coverage – i.e....

Digital Beans Donates £500 to Support Future Entrepreneurs in Kent

September 13, 2017
Digital Beans donates £500 to business support charity The Kent Foundation. Piperis Filippaios, who started his first business at an early age, received help from The Kent Foundation at a vital time. While studying at Kent University, Piperis set his sights on becoming a successful entrepreneur. At the end of his third year as an undergraduate and the start of his Masters degree at the University, he started a new website called uFlog. The website was targeted at students to help them buy and sell items on campus for free, with any income coming from advertising. Like any university student,...

Instant Courier Service App UniRunners Crowdfunding Campaign on Seedrs

August 23, 2017
The UniRunners Crowdfunding Campaign on Seedrs has now launched. The instant courier service app launched towards the end of last year and has had some great traction since. What does the UniRunners App do? Users of the UniRunners app can choose any item to be delivered to them. Items range from favourite local foods, bespoke items and commercial brands. Initially targeted to students, UniRunners is a perfect solution for money conscious students. Rather than having part time drivers UniRunners have been able to keep a steady growth with full time drivers. Ensuring that the food and other products/brands arrive intact...

Does regulation in business need to be complicated?

August 1, 2017
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 a bit of a bad name and can often be seen as 'red tape' but in actual fact they are there to protect and ensure consumers, our communities and businesses are safe and fairly treated. As a business you will have certain responsibilities to meet...