Thursday, October 25, 2018

Growth Hubs are local public and private sector partnerships led by the Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP). In Kent, the Kent & Medway Growth Hub (KMGH), managed by the Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce, centralises all information and publicly-funded resources, making it easier and quicker for businesses to access the support they need.

4 reasons to contact the Kent & Medway Growth Hub

Whether you are an established or would-be entrepreneur, there will be times when you’ll need support to grow or advice on one of the many aspects of business life: staff, health and safety, trading standards, tax, premises, funding or local business support.

  • Saving time

Who’s got the time to research specific topics online or to call their local authority to find out about the latest schemes available? The Kent and Medway Growth saves you getting lost in the digital maze. The KMGH is your single point of contact for information, resources, workshops, networking events or business advice. Contact 0300 456 3565 or email business@kentandmedwaygrowthhub.org.uk

  • Get up-to-date advice

With close links and regular updates from the government bodies and local authorities, the KMGH is best placed to provide businesses – start-ups or established SMEs – with the most recent and relevant information and access to a range of free resources – including European and national schemes as well as local initiatives, networking events and business workshops.

  • Access to funding

There are many forms of funding available, depending on your organisation structure (e.g. Limited Company, CIC, sole trader, etc.), age of business (start-up or established business), or the project you need to finance (R&D, energy savings, premises upgrade, machinery and equipment).

  • Find support

Do you need to talk to someone about business growth, product launch or cutting costs? The KMGH offers a Live WebChat with free and impartial advice, information and guidance to help you to start, grow or improve your business. Go to “Ask Phil

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