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The Kent and Medway Growth Hub forms part of the South East Business Hub, the South East Local Enterprise Partnership’s overarching business support programme, which also supports local hubs in East Sussex and Essex, Southend and Thurrock. We help new and existing businesses find the most suitable type of business support available in their area.

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Our local Team of Business Support Navigators can help you identify relevant programmes; initiatives or funding schemes currently on offer across Kent & Medway and can help you access them.


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Whether it’s about starting out, hiring staff or ways to take your business to the next level, we can help. Get in touch today.

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In need of business advice or support, we’re just a phone call away. Our office opening hours are 9:00 am to 18:00 pm Monday to Friday.

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Can’t decide on the right location? Need help finessing your business plan? Deciding on making that next investment? Baffled by HR and recruitment and the vagaries of tax? Not a problem. Whatever the issue, we can point you in the right direction. Get in touch today.

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Wednesday, September 9, 2020

We are excited to announce this upcoming virtual event on 15th September 2020, 12:00 – The #SheMeansBusiness Sessions. The event follows what’s been challenging times for all, including those in business. The event is in partnership with Natwest for this occasion and also welcomes back #SheMeansBusiness ally, Alison Rose, CEO of Natwest, who will be in conversation with Facebook EMEA… View Article

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Newly Launched ‘Export Support Series’

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

The Department for International Trade South East of England and the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF)’s South East Gateway to Trade project, has recently launched a comprehensive programme of virtual events. This programme is part of our new ‘Export Support Series’ to help businesses achieve export success, break into new markets, and navigate Coronavirus (COVID-19) business… View Article

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Kickstart Employment Scheme is now live

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

The Kickstart Scheme has gone live and employers can claim a grant for employing young people currently on Universal Credit.  The claims need to be submitted for a minimum of 30 vacancies at a time. The Chamber is acting as a formal DWP intermediary for the employers that have fewer than 30 vacancies by aggregating the… View Article

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