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£6.165M cash boost for West Kent to help create local jobs and growth

West Kent is to receive a further £6.165M of government cash to help create jobs, support businesses and create new growth opportunities. Andrew Percy MP, Minister at the Department for Communities and Local Government, who has responsibility for local growth, today announced a government cash injection of £102 million for capital projects for the South East […]

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FREE SEMINAR – Improve your sales and win more business

When: Tue 28 February 2017, 09:30 – 12:30 Where: Tonbridge & Malling Borough Council, Gibson Drive, Kings Hill, West Malling, ME19 4LZ Winning more business is key to the growth of your business but do you have the right skills and experience to do this effectively?Understanding the need for a sales process, what it is and how […]

Employer webinars – Apprenticeships

  These hour long webinars from the Department for Education give employers a generalised overview of the Apprenticeship Funding Reforms and for them to see how they could be affected by the reforms, whether they are subject to pay the levy or not. There are four booked in during January and February 2017. Places on […]

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Our vision for West Kent is to sustain a dynamic and well-connected local economy, to ensure that West Kent remains a key location for business success and growth and that our local population has access to quality jobs and skills development. The Partnership promotes West Kent, champions key economic issues, engages with industry and business and pursues external funding to develop and deliver initiatives to support our local economy.

The strategic economic partnership covering the local authority areas of Sevenoaks, Tunbridge Wells and Tonbridge & Malling.

We address economic, transport and infrastructure issues to create a stronger West Kent economy and the conditions for businesses to thrive