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Innovate UK Smart Grants January 2021 Tuesday, February 16, 2021

  • Competition opens: Thursday 21 January 2021
  • Competition closes: Wednesday 26 May 2021 11:00 am
Smart is Innovate UK’s ‘Open grant funding’ programme. Innovate UK, part of UK Research and [...] More details

No Use Empty Initiative Loan Scheme Friday, February 12, 2021

The following local councils participate in the above scheme: Ashford, Canterbury, Dartford, Dover, Folkestone & Hythe, Gravesham, Maidstone, Sevenoaks, Swale, Thanet, Tonbridge and Malling, Tunbridge Wells

COVID-19 Bounce Back Loan Repayment Period Extended Tuesday, February 9, 2021

The Government has announced changes to the Bounce Back Loan Scheme (BBLS) available to small businesses in the UK that will give companies longer to repay what they have borrowed. Around [...] More details

Internationalisation Fund Open for Businesses in England Wednesday, January 27, 2021

The purpose of the Internationalisation Fund is to assist 7,600 SME’s nationally to improve international trade performance through co-investment in an approved activity. The Fund is supported by the European [...] More details

KEI Launches Recovery Innovation Fund For Businesses Monday, January 11, 2021

Kent’s Knowledge Exchange and Innovation (KEI) department has launched its Recovery Innovation Fund which aims to support businesses to [...] More details

Apply for the Gravesham Discretionary Grant Scheme (ARG) Friday, December 11, 2020

If your business has fallen through the cracks of financial support, please look at the Gravesham discretionary grant scheme (ARG) which is providing £500 grants to any business severely [...] More details

Extension To The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) – Get Ready to Claim From This Week Wednesday, November 11, 2020

The new Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) guidance is now available on GOV‌.UK. To check if you’re eligible and to get ready to claim from this week, go to GOV‌.UK [...] More details

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 [...] More details

#SheMeansBusiness: a collection of inspiring, insightful and real stories from women who mean business 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 [...] More details

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. [...] More details