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With the release of the 1st edition of the Hacket report following last years disaster at Grenfell Towers the Life Safety industry and those in positions of influence within our industry need to take a long long look at how we work, how we guide and advise and how we deliver install and support the…

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How to maximise your R&D Tax Credits claim

Posted on Monday, May 21st, 2018

In our humble opinion there are still far too many SMEs not benefitting from the R&D Tax Credits scheme. There are a myriad of reasons for this ranging from a belief that the activities carried out do not constitute Research and Development to an illogical fear of raising their head above the parapet and capturing…

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What is the Patent Box?

Posted on Monday, May 21st, 2018

Whilst we never cease to be surprised by the number of businesses who are totally unaware of the Research and Development (R&D) Tax Credit scheme those who have heard of the Patent Box are even fewer and further between! Statistics from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), published in September 2017, report that in the financial…

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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Posted on Monday, May 21st, 2018

Introduction This overview from Simms International plc, memory and storage specialists based in Lenham, highlights the key themes of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) to help organisations understand the new legal framework in the EU. It explains the similarities with the existing UK Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA), and describes some of the new…

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Chamber business leaders from across the United Kingdom have today (Tuesday) written to the Prime Minister calling for a renewed focus on tackling the barriers to growth and investment in the United Kingdom – and a radical plan for action. Gathered today in Manchester, Chamber business leaders are calling on the Prime Minister to balance…

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We are delighted to let you know that KIMS Hospital is an official sponsor and the Private Hospital Partner of Kent County Cricket Club for the 2018 season. As the Private Hospital Partner for the club, they can provide the club’s professional players and staff rapid access to treatment at the hospital including diagnostics and…

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Green Environmental Scheme Awards

Posted on Thursday, May 10th, 2018

A leading Kent company, who provide Washroom and Hygiene products and services, have launched Green Environmental Scheme awards for their customers to display within their premises. It is an organisations responsibility to ensure that all Sanitary and Nappy waste is disposed of in the correct way and by a company that is a registered carrier…

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Why your business needs an IT consultant

Posted on Thursday, May 3rd, 2018

An IT consultant probably isn’t high on the list of priorities for your business. But it should be. Your IT systems and data are probably one of the most valuable assets your business has, regardless of the size you are. Therefore, they need looking after properly. If you’re the victim of a theft, flooding disaster…

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News from a controversial housing development in Hempstead is that work has been halted because of a dispute over the ownership of the land. The proposed development of the land on Gibraltar Farm is for 450 homes to be built on farmland in Ham Lane. Initial the planning permission was rejected by the council but…

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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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