Starting a business

Information and advice on starting a business.

Networking and promotion

Using networking and promotion, there are a range of opportunities available to help your business gain exposure in the borough.

Statutory business support

Read about statutory business support offered in the area.

Apprenticeships and further education

Find out about employing an apprentice or working with universities and colleges.

Loans and funding

Looking for funding for your business idea? See what options are available.

Rural businesses

Read about support options for businesses in our rural areas.

International trading

Find support and advice for companies wishing to explore the possibility of exporting or internationalising their business.

Economic intelligence

Access a variety of information to help a new business in evaluating the area, labour market and competition.

Kent and Medway Growth Hub

Visit the Kent and Medway Growth Hub website for free advice, information and guidance to help you improve your business.

Kent and Medway Growth Hub