Latest Stories

Business confidence ‘grinds to a halt’ in Q4

News Last edited 21/01/22
The Federation of Small Business (FSB) Small Business Index in the South East has found that business confidence slumped in the last quarter of 2021.

Philanthropic couple open White & Faded in Canterbury

News Last edited 21/01/22
At a time when high street retail premises are closing, Janet Parrella-van den Berg and husband Dino Parrella are bucking the trend, opening White & Faded in the historic city of Canterbury, Kent.

Pharon ranks as top South East IFA

News Last edited 19/01/22
The Financial Times has recognised Canterbury-based Pharon Independent Financial Advisers as the third-best financial advisers in the UK and top firm in the South East.

Eastbourne mental health worker celebrates training success

News Last edited 19/01/22
Fiona Wilson, a local mental health worker, has been recognised for her training achievements at the Sussex Apprenticeship Awards 2021.

South East water companies join forces

News Last edited 18/01/22
The scale of the future water security challenge facing the South East has been unveiled with the publication of the first-ever regional water resources plan.

Mid-sized businesses struggling to implement hybrid working effectively

News Last edited 17/01/22
New research from Grant Thornton UK LLP’s latest Business Outlook Tracker finds that, before the implementation of ‘Plan B’ and the return of work from home guidance, a hybrid working approach was being adopted across the mid-market, but some businesses were still facing challenges with its implementation.

Functional business: marketing

Features Last edited 06/01/22
Advice on marketing your business and preparing for 2022

Panattoni welcomes DHL

News Last edited 16/01/22
Europe’s largest privately-owned industrial developer Panattoni has announced DHL as the first tenant for its 1.9 million sq ft sustainable logistics development in Kent.