Latest Business in Maidstone news

  • 13 Oct 2017

    Fruit development packs economic punch for Kent

    The start of construction work on a new £18m fruit packing warehouse in Kent has been described as a major vote of confidence in the county’s fruit industry. Mayor of Maidstone, Cllr Malcolm Greer formally got construction under way when he dug the first turf at a groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday 28 September, with Jacqui Green, CEO of Berry Gardens also attending.

  • 12 Oct 2017

    North Kent Enterprise Zone to flex its muscles at MIPIM – the UK’s largest property summit

    A multi-site enterprise zone in North Kent, set to be the most diverse business development established in the county in recent years, will make its debut at MIPIM in London next week (18-19 October). A presence at the UK’s largest and most insightful property summit, attracting thousands of key stakeholders, will provide a springboard for the embryonic North Kent Enterprise Zone, which went live six months ago.

  • 20 Sep 2017

    Kent Choices Maidstone Exhibition

    You are cordially invited to take part in the Kent Choices Maidstone event, which is taking place on Friday 8 December. The event will provide the opportunity to share information about your business, meet potential future employees and network with colleagues.

  • 14 Sep 2017

    M2 Junction 5 Improvements

    Highways England are consulting on a proposal to improve the M2 Junction 5 / A249 Stockbury Roundabout in Kent. They are at an early stage in the development of the scheme and want your views to help inform the future direction of the scheme. The consultation will run for 6 weeks, from Wednesday 6 September to Tuesday 17 October 2017.

  • 25 Aug 2017

    Innovation Investment Loan Fund Now Open

    The Innovation Investment Loan scheme (i3) is funded by the South East Local Enterprise Partnership, Local Growth Fund and aims to deliver £1.8m of loans to local businesses in 2017/18.

  • 11 Aug 2017

    Is Your Business Disability Confident?

    On 3rd April 2017 the Department for Work and Pensions launched the new ‘Small Employer Offer’. This offer is aimed at increasing the number of job opportunities for people with health conditions and disabilities.

  • 10 Aug 2017

    Kent Medical Campus begins next phase...

    A new road opening up access to more of Kent Medical Campus has been officially opened by the Mayor of Maidstone, Cllr Malcolm Greer.

  • 26 Jul 2017

    Bluebird Care celebrates 7 year anniversary

    A leading home care provider that supports elderly people across Maidstone has celebrated its seventh anniversary with an event to reward its hard-working Care Assistants and customers.