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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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Latest News

Help to Grow: Management Scheme: South East 2nd Highest Uptake!

Monday, November 20, 2023

Accredited by the Small Business Charter, Help to Grow: Management is aimed at senior leaders in small and medium businesses and includes 50 hours of in-depth training, 1:1 business mentoring, and the opportunity to grow your business, fast. The South East uptake made up for 14% of the National total 7,725 at 1,095 enrolments with 715 successfully… View Article

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Kent Food Partnership wins national recognition as a Sustainable Food Place

Wednesday, November 15, 2023

The Kent Food Partnership (KFP), initiated by Produced in Kent, has achieved membership of the Sustainable Food Places, a national network funded by the Esmee Fairbairn Foundation and National Lottery Community Fund, comprising of 100+ cross-sector partnerships in towns, cities, boroughs and counties that use food as a vehicle for driving positive change. Regional partnerships… View Article

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Ashford Borough Council and Social Enterprise Kent Join Forces to Invest in Charities and Social Enterprises in the borough.

Monday, October 30, 2023

Ashford Borough Council and Social Enterprise Kent are excited to announce an initiative aimed at providing critical support to the thriving community of charities and social enterprises within the Ashford Borough. With more than 160 charities and social enterprises already operating in the region, these organisations play a pivotal role in fostering social and economic… View Article

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