The June/July edition of South East Business is packed with interviews and insights! Meet Laura Bounds MBE of Kent Crisps and Kentish Oils & Condiments, who graces our front cover, sharing her journey from local success to international acclaim. And there’s more… Stay ahead with expert HR advice with ‘Functional Business’ and explore our brand-new feature, ‘Park Life’, which offers the latest developments from our region’s leading business parks. We hope you enjoy the read!


As you can see from our front cover, the April/May edition’s lead feature profiles the wonderful Ben Doherty, CEO of Orbital Net, a thriving independent internet service provider nestled in the heart of Kent. In an exclusive interview, we unravel the captivating 25-year journey of the company. Other essential reads inside include our ‘Project Showcase’ spotlighting Kentish beer brand and brewery Floc. and its recent expansion into Folkestone Harbour; ‘View from the Top’ with Carpenter Box’s Alan Edwards; and ‘Functional Business’, offering expert advice on navigating the dynamic realm of finance and accounting.


Our February/March edition is a real page-turner. At its heart is a compelling cover story featuring Kresse Wesling, the visionary co-founder of Elvis & Kresse, an accessory brand celebrated for its unwavering dedication to sustainable and ethical luxury. As you delve deeper into the magazine, you’ll discover an inspiring interview with Oliver Butts of The English Soap Company, who shares the family-run business’ 20-year success story, while for ‘Functional Business’, the regional industry experts provide insights into the dynamic commercial premises landscape.