Talking about work on a multi million pound development in Ashford, which will see a new junction built along the motorway and plans to build a large supermarket in Maidstone were Professor Richard Scase from the University of Kent and Peter Searle from Business Doctors.
Talking about the closure of a council-owned golf club and the risk of €20m fines as part of new data protection rules were Linda Marsh, a director at Ashford polling firm Facts International, and Antonio Fletcher, a senior associate at Maidstone law firm Brachers.
Discussing plans for the Manston airport site this week were David Foley, chief executive of Thanet and East Kent Chamber of Commerce, Jeremy Feeney, managing director of HireMoreCar.com, and Linda Trew, head of fundraising at hospice charity ellenor.
A Dartford college is hoping to get more students into engineering in the county as the government's launched a year long campaign to get more young people into the industry. It comes as nationally the sector estimates a need for a million new entrants as there's a continuing skills shortage.