A leading politician has told businesses in Medway that they are "the backbone of the economy". The shadow labour minister for innovation and skills Bill Esterson was in the county ahead of Small Business Saturday.
Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond was preparing for any bumps in the road from Brexit when he delivered his Autumn Budget, according to Prof Tim Luckhurst at the University of Kent.
Kent businesses have called for a quick solution after plans for a massive lorry park just off the M20 were axed by the government this week.
A distillery in Marden is running a £750,000 crowdfunding campaign as the UK is gripped by "the gin revolution".