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Employee wellbeing has risen to the top of many companies’ agendas as the impact of work related stress, illness and mental health issues is better understood. We surveyed working adults from across the UK to find out what they think, and how they think the problem could be solved. Feeling the strain Wellbeing is an…

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One of the UK’s leading authorities on corporate tax matters has joined the advisory board of Ashford-based tax and innovation specialists, Breakthrough Group. Margaret Connolly MA, FCA, CTA is a Fellow Chartered Accountant and a Chartered Tax Advisor who trained at Coopers & Lybrand in London. She went on to become Head of UK Taxation…

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Tax and innovation specialist Breakthrough Group has been shortlisted for Best New Tax Practice and Best Independent Consultancy Firm in Tolley’s Taxation Awards 2018, which have served as marks of excellence in the tax sector for 17 years. Based in Ashford, Breakthrough Group is a social impact business that aims to champion and promote innovation…

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So you may remember our shenanigans last year, where we took ourselves off in a Rover 75 and travelled around Europe for 5 days raising money for charity. Let’s just say there were ups and downs, but we did (eventually) make it home in one piece, and managed to raise a ton of money for…

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Ashford-based charity CXK is appealing for Kent Businesses to support the charity in increasing the skills development and work-readiness of local young people. The appeal follows the publishing of the charity’s annual Impact Report, which celebrates the positive impact the charity’s services have made on the lives of more than 50,000 adults and young people…

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Building a new housing development with 725 new homes is no small project, with many factors to consider. At Redrow’s Westley Green site in Essex, their concerns were: – How did they let the contractors in but keep the public out – to ensure their safety – How could they work on a site where…

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On 1 April 2018, the Royal Air Force will be celebrating its 100th birthday. This is a great time to mark the occasion by reflecting on their history and achievements and to celebrate the work the RAF is currently doing and look forward to the next 100 years. Flt Lt Antony Parkinson MBE, known as…

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Chamber members joined together to celebrate business success at the Kent Invicta Chamber Annual Business Awards Dinner on Thursday 22nd March at the prestigious Canterbury Cathedral Lodge. The Awards have been a great catalyst to promote excellence in business that is in abundance within the County. BUSINESS OF THE YEAR 2018 (Sponsor: University of Kent)…

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Kent festival-goers have been given a Summertime boost as Create Festival announces “the magnificent” DJ Jazzy Jeff as this year’s Main Stage headliner. The American record producer, DJ, actor and comedian who is best known for his friendship and collaboration with Will Smith as DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince, will top the line-up…

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We wanted to share our fantastic news with you. We had a wonderful evening at the Kent CIPD Awards 2018 on Friday and are so incredibly proud and delighted to have won Consultancy of the Year. The award recognised our work with our clients and specifically, the support we gave to a client who acquired another business. We assisted them…

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