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Associate

Here is a list of the types eligible for membership*:

  • Services
Associate
TurnoverPrice
£0 - £70,000£140.00
£70,001 - £250,000£265.00
£250,001 - £500,000£265.00
£500,001 - £1,000,000£265.00
£1,000,001 - £5,000,000£265.00
Over £5,000,000£265.00

Your subscription will run for 12 calendar months from the date your application is approved. All subscriptions are subject to VAT whether or not your business is VAT registered.

We prefer payment by BACS (details below). Alternatively you can pay by card online, annual direct debit or send us a cheque.

Cheques should be made payable to Produced in Kent Ltd. Renewal invoices are sent out automatically after your first year.

Membership Offers

Associate members of Produced in Kent are keen to show their support for the other membership businesses. The following are specific tailored membership offers or discounted services just to members of Produced in Kent. You will need to quote your membership number in order to access these special membership offers

Bookkeeping & Accounting
Baxter & Co

We would like to offer members a free meeting to discuss their business, accounting and taxation needs. Please contact Andrew or Christopher to arrange a meeting.

For over 40 years, Baxter & Co has been making sense of the numbers. Helping our clients and their families to secure their financial future and to build profitable and sustainable businesses, through the provision of sound business and tax advice.

Whether you are a sole trader, partnership or company. Just starting up or long established. We offer a full range of business advisory, accounting, audit, tax and payroll services to help you build a profitable and sustainable business.

We would like to offer members a free meeting to discuss their business, accounting and taxation needs. Please contact Andrew or Christopher to arrange a meeting.

Contact details:

Andrew Meredith, Partner: andrew.meredith@baxter.co.uk

Christopher Jones, Partner: christopher.jones@baxter.co.uk

01689 877081

https://baxterco.co.uk/

Business Supplies
RS Sales & Distribution

10% discount off your first order placed for Produced in Kent members

We specialise in the supply of Goods Not for Resale (GNfR). We are an established single source solution for the supply of over 2,500 articles, helping our customers reduce their costs associated with the purchasing of; Catering supplies, Eco friendly Food Packaging & Disposables, Eco friendly Cleaning & Hygiene chemicals/equipment and POS Supplies.

Our 3rd generation, family run business is built on the simple principles of value, reliability and delivering unrivalled service levels, all of which is valued by our existing high profile, UK & Ireland customers.

Please contact: Mark Hayfield mark@rssales.co.uk

Tel: 0800 849 4119 – www.rssales.co.uk

Construction Services
Create A Cabin

10% DISCOUNT OFFERED TO ALL MEMBERS OF PRODUCED IN KENT

Modular, DIY food preparation rooms, cold rooms or offices. Insulated panels that are compliant with UK standards. Washable, lockable and vermin free. Self or assisted build. Quick, cheap, easy to install in existing farm buildings or outside.

10% DISCOUNT OFFERED TO ALL MEMBERS OF PRODUCED IN KENT

Please contact: sales@createacabin.co.uk
01227 389 895 createacabin.co.uk

Corporate Events
Kent Cookery School

Produced in Kent members will receive a 15% discount on any corporate, group or private booking

The Kent Cookery School is based deep in the heart of Kent, located just outside of Ashford in the picturesque setting of the Mersham le Hatch Estate.

The school offers a wide range of courses from bread making, French and Italian, to authentic Thai cuisine, Mexican street food, foraging and wild food courses.

Produced in Kent members will receive a 15% discount on any corporate, group or private booking

Please contact: Info@kentcookeryschool.co.uk
01233 501771 kentcookeryschool.co.uk

Design
Oak Creative

10% off to all Produced in Kent members

Oak Creative has worked with many of Kent’s most prestigious food and drinks producers over the past 25 years. Our services include branding, label design, packaging design, illustration, printing, web design, e-commerce and much more.

We’ve had a lot of experience working in the food and drink industry so we really know our apples when it comes to branding. Allow us to help you with:
• Branding and re-branding • Idea generation • Label design and printing
• Product photography • Marketing ideas • New product design
• Product range design • Packaging design and print

Come and meet us for a free, informal, introduction and to talk about your brand. We’re offering all members 10% off your first project.
Above all, Oak Creative wants to get to know our network of Produced in Kent members and help Kent businesses to flourish.

Oak Creative are a truly creative design agency based in Hythe, Kent. Proud to be working with Kent's finest brands and businesses. Est. 1990.

01303 812848

info@oakcreative.net
http://oakcreative.net

Sand Creative

For Produced in Kent members we offer a free hour chat about your brand and ideas, with no commitment required on your part.

Sand Creative is a brand-identity and packaging design studio that believes in a collaborative process with clients and creative partners, who have a passion to create distinctive brands with great packaging.

We have over 20 years experience working at the UK’s top branding and packaging design studios. We work with businesses of all sizes from small start ups to established brands.

For Produced in Kent members we offer a free hour chat about your brand and ideas, with no commitment required on your part.

Give us a call and we can meet at your convenience.
Call 01227 364618  or 07806 600039
sean@sand-creative.com
www.sand-creative.com

Mystery Shopping
insight6

Buy 2 get 1 FREE on a range of our services

Do you want to improve your customer experience ? then let us help you with a special offer for new clients.

BUY 2 get 1 FREE on a range of our services – We will tailor a programme for you from visits , calls, website enquiries or competitor surveys.

Mystery shopping changes businesses -we know because our customers tell us!

Please contact: Mark Perkins, Managing Director, Kent mark.perkins@insight6.com 07545 045037

insight6.com

Packaging Services
Switch Packaging

Free advice service. Bespoke packaging design = single payment of £150.00 for a full consultation, a drawing and an actual ‘sample’ produced through our CAD facilities.

We are proud to be members of ‘Produced in Kent’ and we have had the opportunity to talk and meet with a few members – thank you for making us welcome, we have a passion for working with Artisan, Cottage industries and businesses throughout Kent.

The team here at Switch have a very much open-door policy, we love to chat through what your packaging needs are and find creative and innovative solutions, which often can be very simple.

We offer a free advice service to discuss what your issue may be, breakage, cost, design and how packaging supports your brand. If you require a bespoke packaging design, we ask for a single payment of £150.00 plus VAT for a full consultation, a drawing and an actual ‘sample’ produced at our offices in Goudhurst through our CAD facilities.

You are always welcome to come and see us, it costs nothing to talk, have a coffee and look at options using corrugated, solid board and pulp. You will be amazed what can be achieved from this extremely versatile, tactile and environmentally friendly product.

Tel: 01580 236 122

www.switchpackaging.co.uk

sales@switchpackaging.co.uk

Pest Control
Gold Standard Pest Solutions Ltd

20% Discount to all Produced in Kent Members

We are a highly qualified and experienced team which provides all types of pest control locally in Kent and further afield in London, Essex and Sussex. We work within a variety of sectors including the food industry, hospitality, catering and education. We have a dynamic and innovative approach to pest control with a special interest in working to provide the least detrimental effect to the environment.

As well as being members of the British Pest Control Association we are phase 8 BRC and Red Tractor compliant. We offer an emergency response so that any pest concerns can be dealt with quickly and work closely with each client to ensure that we achieve the best possible outcome every time.
We would like to offer Produced in Kent members a 20% discount on any new job booked before 31/03/2019 – just quote your membership number when you call: 0800 910 1179

PR & Marketing
hoot & holler

Book a free, no-obligation one-hour meeting.

Google the question ‘What is PR?’ and the top-ranking response is the Chartered Institute of Public Relation’s (CIPR) definition:

“Public Relations is about reputation - the result of what you do, what you say and what others say about you. Public Relations … is the planned and sustained effort to establish and maintain goodwill and mutual understanding between an organisation and its publics.”

At hoot & holler, this is what we do: help businesses engage and communicate with their stakeholders.

An independent PR consultancy based in Ashford, we know the food, drink and hospitality industry. We’ve worked with beer, cider, coffee, cocktail and food brands, pubs and experiential pub gaming providers.

We’re storytellers. We write press releases, case studies, features, award entries, content for blogs, social media, websites and newsletters. We can conduct a communications audit and devise an integrated communication strategy to ensure you’re always on message.

We would love to hear YOUR story. Book a free, no-obligation one-hour meeting.

  • We’re giving away three of our ‘Top Tip Takeaways’ exclusively to Produced in Kent members: Top Drink Trends in 2019; Top Food Trends in 2019; and How to Get your Business in the Media. To request your free takeaways, email: clare@hootandhollerpr.com.

Contact: Clare Pope MCIPR, clare@hootandhollerpr.com

07828 711 411 www.hootandhollerpr.com

Sharp Relations

Press Release Launch Package for just £199

What is PR and why do I need it?

Have you ever wondered how some businesses seem to be featured in articles in newspapers, glossy magazines or reviewed on websites? It’s not black magic; it’s just PR. (public relations)

You can do it yourself – we provide training for your team – or if you’re already busy doing what you do best then let us do the hard work for you.

Sharp Relations is an award-winning food and drinks PR agency, established in 2010. We offer competitively-priced results-based packages for businesses of all sizes.

Book a free no-obligation meeting or call our Managing Director AJ Sharp directly on 07973387216 to find out more.

Exclusive to Produced in Kent members we can offer a Press Release Launch Package for just £199. Call or email to find out more.

hello@sharprelations.com

www.sharprelations.com

0844 77 66 342

Printing & Design
Advance Bunzl

We offer all Produced in Kent members old and new a fantastic deal on their business cards & complement slips.

Advance Bunzl has been established more than 30 years, specialising in the supply of self adhesive labels. As a major supplier of these products, we have considerable experience in the requirements of the industry and fully understand the service and quality levels required.

The variety of machinery that we have at our disposal within our site at Larkfield, Maidstone and the recently established strategic partnerships with European manufacturers has enabled us to extend our product range offering the complete labelling solution.

Our studio, sales and technical staff can give guidance and offer suggestions to most of your design, application and product enhancement problems.

We offer all Produced in Kent members old and new a fantastic deal on their business cards & complement slips. To find out more, click here

Please contact: Laura Jenkins  laura@advancebunzl.com
01622 208 155  advancebunzl.com

Training & Advice
Howarth Food Safety

Competitively priced HACCP & Food Safety Training in the PinK offices, lunch included.

Sarah Howarth is an experienced professional specialising in Food Safety,Regulatory Compliance & Quality.

Half Day Fast Track / Refresher courses in HACCP and Food Safety Level 2
Comprising of :-
First complete an e learning on line course ( 45-60mins)
Then attend a half day workshop
Closing with the ofqual accredited RSPH Level 2 exam qualification

Fee : Group of 8 £80 each ; Group of 10 £75 each
The room supplied for the training.

We are also working with Sarah to offer members the chance to get together and book competitively priced HACCP & Food Safety Training in the PinK offices, lunch included.

  • Accredited Food Safety Training RSPH Level 2  one day course £85/head subject to 10 + participants.
  • Accredited HACCP Training RSPH Level 2  one day course £85/head subject to 10 + participants.

Please contact:
Sarah Howarth,  Howarth Food Safety
sarah.howarth@howarthfoodsafety.co.uk
01622 736650 / 07943630743
www.howarthfoodsafety.co.uk

Outset

Discounted health & safety training courses, fixed fee one day level 2 group courses and complimentary employment, HR & health & safety consultations for all Produced in Kent members.

Outset UK is a progressive professional services firm delivering an integrated blend of legal, consulting and safety solutions. Built around the needs of modern businesses, Outset prides itself on its innovative and cost-effective methods of delivery and strong reputation for providing practical advice.

Specifically, Outset supports businesses in corporate, commercial, commercial property and employment legal matters as well as HR and business management and health and safety training and consultancy.

All Produced in Kent members are welcome to benefit from:

  • 1/3 off all of our health and safety open training courses (Delivered by UKHSE, part of the Outset Group) For a list of available courses click here.
  • Fixed fee of £600 for any one day level 2 course for up to 12 people at your premises. Saving up to £200.
  • A complimentary 1 hour consultation to discuss any employment, HR and health and safety needs you may have and support in finding the right solution for you.

Tel: 01622 474156

Email: mark.oshaughnessy@outsetuk.com

https://www.outsetuk.com/

Waste Management
Countrystyle Recycling Ltd

Free Waste Management Site Audit For Bespoke Recommendations And Proposal. 10% Discount On Waste Services For Members.

All Produced in Kent members can undergo a free waste management site audit and receive bespoke recommendations and proposals to improve waste management practises. We also offer a 10% discount on waste services for members that sign up.

Kent is at the heart of what we do and we are strongly committed to landfill avoidance. Our teams are dedicated to helping local businesses work towards greener business acumen – regardless of size and waste stream. We offer the personal service, with tailored waste management plans and logistic capabilities to ensure we offer a competitive stance as the local solution for businesses.

Please contact:

emily.geeson@countrystylerecycling.co.uk 0344 8807700 countrystylerecycling.co.uk


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