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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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Thursday, September 26, 2019

Many businesses – especially SMEs – have not yet undertaken any activities to prepare for Brexit and do not plan to take any steps until there is some clarity about the conditions of the exit from the EU. Still businesses of any size importing or exporting with EU members need to be aware that, whatever… View Article

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Compliance for businesses

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Businesses of all sizes need to be compliant, or else…. But what exactly is compliance? Most people would quote the recent GDPR conundrum or health & safety – and rightly so. Red Tape Galore? But compliance – and complying – is much more than that. It is the “art” of conforming to all the rules,… View Article

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Blockchain? What should the business do with it?

Friday, December 14, 2018

I often hear it. “Blockchain? That is Bitcoin’s thing. ” Or: “That’s just something for technicians.” Not so. Blockchain is, in my humble opinion, a technology that has the potential to thoroughly shake up some aspects of business and commercial transactions. I sometimes call Blockchain WTF, Wondrous and Totally Fundamental. Blockchain is a family celebration… View Article

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