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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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'Ask Phil'

In need of support or guidance for your business? We know just the man with the answer, if not the plan.

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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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ECMT International Road Haulage Permits – Changes Due to Brexit

Wednesday, November 4, 2020

European Conference of Minsters of Transport (ECMT) permits allow you to transport most types of goods (or drive an empty vehicle) through ECMT member countries, which include most EU countries and neighbouring areas such as Norway, Switzerland, RuECMTssia and Turkey. Because the transition period of Brexit is ending, you might need ECMT permits for journeys… View Article

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#SheMeansBusiness: a collection of inspiring, insightful and real stories from women who mean business

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

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