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Businesses in the UK manufacturing sector that are designed for efficiency face a constant challenge by the acceleration in product innovation cycles, and by the growing variability of market demand that is hard to second guess. However, an ambitious Kent based manufacturing and distribution company has understood these challenges and is achieving outstanding levels of growth…

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This Friday (9/11/18) we are on the MONEY TALK show on Channel Radio talking about Internet Connections. Why not tune it at 1pm and get up to speed? Tune in (or listen on catch up) and find out about government subsidies (business and consumers), how to deal with poor speeds/performance, the different types of connections available,…

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Trick Or Treat

Tuesday 6th November, 2018 by

It’s that time of year when we love to be scared, but only if we get the reward of the sweet stuff afterwards. Aside from Halloween we all have fears and they are generally irrational. The common ones are well known, spiders, dogs, heights etc – mine is not so much heights, which I love, but…

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The credit control team is often responsible for the most valuable asset of the company – the debtors’ ledger. Right the way through from credit assessment to cash collection if we do not get it right then profits are eroded and businesses may ultimately fail. Therefore, it is important that we make sure we have…

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It’s true that as a result of a company insolvency at least ten other companies suffer financial difficulties and that bad debt is now one of the major causes of cash flow issues and business failure. However it’s important not to think of bad debt as an unavoidable risk, there is a way to seize…

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Kent Invicta Chamber Patron, Brachers, has welcomed partner Alexandra Gordon, to its Private Client team. Alexandra, who has trained and worked in Kent for over 15 years, has a wealth of experience gained in her role as both a qualified solicitor and Chartered Tax Advisor, the highest level of tax qualification in the UK. As…

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A local Chamber member and client of Assentive’s, Calibre Facility Services Ltd in Rochester, has been featured on KMTV for its support of the hearing impaired children’s choir at All Faith’s Academy in Rochester.  See here for the piece on the news. This is terrific news for the choir and its inspirational leader, Adam Jessup-Smithers, for the national…

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HMRC’s vision to digitalise the UK tax system is well underway. The transformation will start with Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT from April 2019. Here are some Making Tax Digital – FAQs to help you understand and prepare for the transformation. Making Tax Digital – FAQs What is Making Tax Digital? Making Tax Digital is…

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156 defamation claims were brought in 2017 which is up from the 112 in 2016, official government statistics reveal.* Stormy Daniels defamation lawsuit against Donald Trump’s for his tweet is just the latest example of a string of lawsuits triggered by the use of Twitter or other social media platforms. Opinions suggest that the growing…

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Official opening of Repton Connect Community Centre: Putting the heart into Repton Date: Saturday 13th October 2018 Time: 11.30am –  1.30pm Address: Repton Connect, Repton Avenue, Ashford, TN23 3RX Repton Connect, a brand new community centre in Repton Park, will officially open to the public this Saturday October 13. The Mayor of Ashford, Cllr Jessamy Blanford, will…

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