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Raising the profile

Features Last edited 09/08/22
Sarra Hawes, director of Hawes Construction Group, wants to encourage more young women to join the construction industry

HR GO and the University of Kent investigate full potential of AI and machine learning

News Last edited 09/08/22
HR GO and the University of Kent have been successful in a joint application for a knowledge transfer partnership (KTP) from Innovate UK to investigate the full potential of AI and machine learning to “revolutionise UK recruitment”.

Major expansion announced for Brighton’s WaterBear Music College

News Last edited 09/08/22
Building upon the success of its inaugural college in Brighton, WaterBear Music College is unveiling plans for its second college opening in the North of England.

A third of business leaders in the South East say gender matters when accessing funding

News Last edited 04/08/22
Research by independent asset manager BOOST&Co has revealed that nearly a third of SMEs in the South East believe that debt funding is more widely available to male-owned businesses.

Sage supports businesses and accountants through Making Tax Digital

News Last edited 04/08/22
Software company Sage, which specialises in accounting, financial, HR, and payroll technology for SMEs, is now an approved provider on HMRC’s official list of software compatible with Making Tax Digital for Income Tax Self-Assessment (MTD for ITSA).

Future Forward returns to help businesses ‘scale up for success’

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Locate in Kent is seeking to help more businesses across Kent and Medway to fulfil their potential with applications now open for places on its free Future Forward programme, taking place for the final cohort of 2022 in September.

Brighton catering team recognised for ‘record-revenue bounceback’

News Last edited 02/08/22
A Brighton food and drinks team that bounced back from an 18-month Covid closure with a record revenue year has been recognised at Seasoned’s staff awards.

Barbers lead the way as independent retailers reinvigorate South East high streets

News Last edited 02/08/22
Indie beauty and grooming services are giving South East high streets a glow up, according to new data analysed by SME insurer Superscript.