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The trophy cabinet at Ashford Borough Council’s housing department is full to bursting after scooping yet another award. The hard-working and dedicated professionals within the housing team have been honoured at a number of award schemes in 2018 – the latest is success at the Kent Design & Development Awards for Phase 2 of the…

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The Future of Construction

Posted on Monday, November 19th, 2018

Tuesday 4th December 2018 | 3:30pm – 6:30pm Rochester Building, Medway Campus, Chatham Maritime, ME4 4AG We want to hear from you about your future needs as a company within the construction sector or supplying the construction sector. The construction industry, like many sectors, is unrecognisable from industry in the post-war years or even from the construction…

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The UK is number one in the world for offshore wind power generation in terms of installed capacity, and we have the biggest pipeline up to 2020. With the global expenditure on offshore wind expected to reach £108 billion between now and 2022, offshore wind represents a large and growing market for Kent based companies….

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BCC comments on Brexit agreement

Posted on Thursday, November 15th, 2018

Commenting on the announcement from the Prime Minister that the Cabinet has backed the draft Withdrawal Agreement and the political declaration on the future relationship between the UK and the EU27, Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce, said: “Businesses will recognise the huge efforts made by the Prime Minister and…

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Commenting on the labour market figures for November 2018, published today by the ONS, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “The slight increase in the unemployment rate suggests that the UK jobs market may be starting to falter under the weight of persistent Brexit uncertainty and chronic skills shortages. While the…

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What Does Brexit Mean For The Construction Companies?

Posted on Monday, November 12th, 2018

Collectively England appears to be holding its breath as the 29th March rapidly approaches. What life will be like in a post-Brexit England is currently a complete unknown. And while many have found humour in the Noel Edmonds “Deal or No Deal” situation we have found ourselves in, there are many who are bracing for the…

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Quarterly Economic Survey – Latest Findings Q3 2018

Posted on Monday, November 12th, 2018

Kent Invicta is one of six Chambers in the South East that are accredited by British Chambers of Commerce. It regularly contributes about 30% of the South East’s responses to the Quarterly Economic Survey, the largest UK survey of its kind, which is administered on behalf of the BCC by every accredited Chamber. SUMMARY FINDINGS…

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BCC: Quarterly growth not likely to maintain momentum

Posted on Friday, November 9th, 2018

Commenting on the first estimate of GDP for Q3 2018, published today by the ONS, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said “While the pick-up in GDP growth in the third quarter is welcome, the stronger headline figure masks a loss of momentum through the quarter from the particularly…

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The Mason Mile: Special Event for BBC Children in Need

Posted on Wednesday, November 7th, 2018

The Mason Mile, with support from Golding Vision, the community arm of Golding Homes, and Wellbeing People, will be fundraising for the BBC Children in Need with a special event on Heather House Field, Bicknor Road in Park Wood, Maidstone on Friday, the 16th of November. If you are not already part of a Pudsey…

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Annual MHA UK Construction Sector Report

Posted on Friday, November 2nd, 2018

The annual MHA UK Construction Sector Report is just one of the ways MHA member firms help construction and real estate businesses and individuals. This report analyses operating and accounts data from over 1,700 construction companies and compares companies within six turnover brackets, allowing you to benchmark your own performance with similar sized businesses. The…

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