Month: October 2021

South East can, and should, play a bigger role in economic recovery

The South East is ready and willing to take on the challenge of levelling up deprived communities, tackling climate change and upskilling to drive the economic recovery, but local government needs more funding.   Local Government This week’s Spending Review brings some relief to local authorities, but there is concern in the South East that the …

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Levelling up to take pressure off overheating South East

Agenda for levelling up the main focus of the PM’s Conservative Party Conference speech. South East Councils is pleased to hear the Prime Minister state that levelling up should take the pressure off the South East.  In his closing speech at the Conservative Party Conference, Boris Johnson noted it was not just about a gap …

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Welcome for Government’s new exporter resource

Welcome for Government’s new exporter resource The Kent & Medway FSB and South East Councils have welcomed the government’s new Export Support Service for businesses in the South East. The government’s new one-to-one telephone and online service will give advice and support to exporters to Europe.  It aims to provide guidance on rules of origin, …

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