Start Your Own Business in Kent

If you are starting a business in Kent, you have come to the right place!

Start Your Own Business in Kent contains masses of free resources and the useful information that will help you get your new venture off the ground. It also highlights local organisations who offer friendly business advice and services that you need.

Free start-up pack

Everything that you will find on the site is free or very low cost and includes our free start-up pack, a series of factsheets which cover all of the key considerations, relevant templates, links to other useful resources and our free downlodable Start Your Own Business book.

Every year, over 400,000 people start a business in the UK and, apparently, at any one time, up to a fifth of the working population would like to join them. If this is you, we would love top help turn your dream into reality by sharing some of the information that you will need to make your venture a success.

Start Your Own Business In 2018

We have been helping new business start-ups for the past 18 years and this Kent section has been in place since 2005. Accordingly, we have amassed an enormous amount of relevant useful start-up information which we are happy to share with you free of charge. This will enable you to learn from those who help start-ups and from the lessons learned by people, just like you, who have already set up on their own.

Local contacts

We hope that you find the site useful and wish you the very best of luck on your exciting journey. If you are unsure of where to start, can I suggest that you get a feel for what is going on locally by following the links on this page. They will give you an idea of what advice and support is available in the area. Also we have pages dedicated to networking, free advice, funding, and grants

If you would like to know the proven steps that can make the difference between business start-up success and failure, our popular FREE start-up pack contains a step-by-step guide, templates, factsheets and a copy of our unique business start-up map.

Alternatively, we have also created our own new business 99 point start-up checklist which will give you a clear overview of the key subjects which need to be mastered on your road to success

Start-Up Success

The sad truth is that too many new ventures do not even reach their first anniversary. However, the good news is that this does not have to be the case. Running your own business is not an easy option but many of the pitfalls can be avoided with some careful research and planning in the early stages. This site has been designed with the sole aim of increasing the survival rate locally by raising awareness of both the right and wrong ways of starting a new business and promoting the businesses and organisations in Kent who would love to help you.

Kent Locations Covered

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Free Local Resources

Local resources and contacts sorted by classification

Here you will find a collection of FREE resources defined by topic as well as the contact details for many local businesses and organisations who are keen to help you.

Accountancy & Tax | Bookkeeping | Business Advice | Business Funding | Business Grants | Business Networking | Business Opportunities | Commercial Law | Communications | Design & Branding | Education & Training | HR & Staff | Insurance | I.T. | Marketing | Mentoring | Office Services | Online Marketing | Photography | Print | Property & Working from Home | Web Design

FREE Book

Start Your Own Business In 2018
Start Your Own Business In 2018

This free 150 page book is packed with start-up information and contact details designed to help you start your business successfully.

We have been running SYOB for over 10 years now and have accumulated an enormous amount of information which could make the difference between start-up success or failure.

Starting a business is easy but keeping it going and making a profit is a completely different proposition. The good news is that there are tried and tested 'rules' which have consistently proved to work.

As the old addage says 'you don't know what you don't know'!

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FREE Start-Up Pack

Our FREE start-up pack contains everything that you need to get you started.

It is a common trait amongst entrepreneurs to just want to 'get on with it'. However, if you want to maximise your chances of success, it is worth putting in time and effort before you start to ensure that you have set-up correctly.


  1. Start-up checklist
  2. Step-by-step guide
  3. Business plan template
  4. Personal budget planner
  5. Cashflow forecast template
  6. Marketing plan template
  7. Guide to business networking
  8. Start-up map
  9. Web & SEO Checklist
  10. Start-up map

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Kent Local Contacts

Useful Start-Up Resources
If you can help new business start ups or existing small businesses in the Kent area, we would love to promote you here free of charge. (Add Your Business)

4Networking

4 great reasons to be part of 4Networking 1. Flexibility and reach 4N gives you access to a unique joined-up national business network. Our ‘Passport membership’ lets you choose from 5000+ 4Networking events each year. We have groups in most major towns and cities in the UK. Use your Passport to network locally, regionally and even nationally. Choose from Breakfast, Lunch and Evening meetings + join the UK’s fastest growing Facebook business group - just search on Facebook for ‘4Networking Community’. 2. A stream of business appointments Bypass gatekeepers by having three 10-minute 1-2-1s at every 4N meeting, with people you choose. Also use 1-2-1s to find trusted suppliers. 1-2-1s are one of the key elements in our relaxed yet productive meeting format, which is tried, tested and loved by our members. 3. Relaxed, fun and friendly networking At 4N, it’s easy to just be yourself. At our meetings and online we’ve created an unstuffy environment. The cornerstone of 4N’s ethos is Meet>Like>Know>Trust, as it’s the best way to gain customers, collaborations and suppliers. If this sounds like your kind of place, then become part of the 4N community. 4. A platform to demonstrate your expertise We give you so many ways to raise your profile and establish yourself as the go-to person in your field. In the room and online, being able to offer ‘4Sight’ presentations can gain you a massive audience. Plus of course, you and your business benefit from other 4N members’ advice and help. Established for over 11 years, 4Networking is helping thousands of business owners to grow their businesses. It’s business networking the British way. Register at www.4networking.biz (it takes 2 minutes) and then you can book your first meeting, to see how 4N will work for you. Browse our list of meetings here: www.4networking.biz/events. Or call our Support Desk team on 0345 123 4444.

Custom Marketing Resources

Marketing your business at every opportunity is crucial today, ensuring your potential clients instantly understand the benefits your business has to offer them. Creating a professional image and linking the different parts of your promotions to one another is not an option, it is vital. It is not surprising then, that one of the most essential areas for new and existing businesses to get right, is the area of creative design and marketing. Custom Marketing Resources are professional, experienced and qualified to provide design for marketing, printing and websites. Just take a look at this website and see for yourself - and see what others have said about Custom Marketing Resources too. Unique creativity comes from listening, asking questions, understanding and making experienced decisions to find the best solutions for your business. Skill and judgement are the major players when it comes to the art of image creation. We offer an hour long conversation about how to set up your business and/or how to market your business. One call does it all - creative design, logos, ads, artwork, printing, websites, PR, copywriting, even van liveries and carrier bags if that is what you need!

DP Web Development

You’ve made the decision. You’ve decided to stop talking and start DOING. Your dreams and aspirations are about to realised. You’ve waited long enough. You are nervous (the good kind) excited, you are on the verge of something BIG. Something special. This is real. You’ll need a clean, sharp, professional website design that will adapt to the future growth of your business. You’ll want a professionally designed website that puts all of the focus on you. In short you want a sharp, witty professional presence on the World Wide Web. You’re looking for someone who “gets you”. Someone who can see the big picture (as well as all the small stuff) and understands exactly where you are coming from. Someone who can make these thoughts real, make them bigger, make them shine! You’ve been dreaming of a digital design that is cutting edge, screams success, expertise, boasting boatloads of personality and above all PROFESSIONALISM. Introducing DP Web Development. I will not only make your website look good but I’ll make it work like a dream. No sloppy coding here. I’m a one stop shop for all your web needs. Contact me today! Tel: 01732 463357 Mbl: 07939 014511 Email: dougpitchers@dpwebdevelopment.co.uk

Fosters Accountants

We can help you get back TIME. TIME to spend with your family, TIME to do what you are good at, TIME to grow your business. We are a firm of Chartered Accountants specialising in trade professionals and consultancy businesses, offering an excellent and personal service. Yes, we offer all the services you would expect from an accountant but in a refreshingly proactive way! Come and have a coffee with us, our office is based at Oad Street Craft Centre, near Sittingbourne, Kent where there is loads of free parking.

FSB - Special Start-Up Membership

The FSB Business Creation package has been specially designed for those looking to start up, or have recently started a small business. Tailored benefits will help you get your business off the ground and we’ll be with you each step of the way. Join today for £129.

Insight Design

At Insight, we're all about innovative ideas, great service and happy clients. Whether it’s graphic design, photography, or a new website, our aim is to work with you to ensure you get the results you need. Logo & identity / Branding / Brochures / Newsletters Flyers & leaflets / Posters / Stationery / Adverts / Signage Websites / SEO / Google analytics / Integrated social media Corporate imagery / Product & lifestyle photography / Staff portraits

Invicta Linux Ltd

Invicta Linux are the business technology specialists, providing professional IT solutions for small businesses and startups. We provide a range of professional IT services in Kent and the south East. We specialise in professional IT solutions and packages for businesses, from startup to enterprise level. The people at Invicta Linux have a long history within the IT industry and are experts in supplying premium solutions to small and medium sized businesses, including award-winning on-premise alternatives to Microsoft.

Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce

Kent Invicta Chamber is the ultimate business support network in Kent. The Chamber provides, Membership services, Business Advice, International Trade services, Representation and much more. Covering the County of Kent the Chamber is perfectly placed to promote, support and facilitate business across the Count We are the main Chamber of Commerce for Kent and the only British Chamber of Commerce affiliated chamber in Kent. We have a full range of both paid and free, local authority funded business support. Which services are free depends on which local authority you are a resident of or pay business rates in as funding varies in each Local authority. A full range of our free and paid services can be found here http://www.kentinvictachamber.co.uk/business-advice/local-business-support/

Kent Lifestyle Magazine

Kent Lifestyle Magazine is a magazine publisher based in Maidstone, Kent. We write about a variety of niche topics and offer business advertising, editorials and features for local, Kent based businesses wanting to promote their brand.

Muesli Mafia Cereal Networking

The Kent Invicta Chamber Muesli Mafia Ceral Networking provides an informal business 2 business networking breakfast in a congenial and relaxed atmosphere where local business people can get together, enjoy mutual fellowship, share their good news, views and discuss topics of mutual interest. Members are from all types of businesses. Events are held at the Ashford International Hotel, Mercure Maidstone and Mecure Tunbridge Wells.

Serviced Offices and Self Storage

We are a community of bold minds who have decided to work under the same roof. Our workspace in Ashford & Chatham in Kent is where individuals and businesses come to grow and get inspired. * Fully Serviced Offices * Business Storage * Market Storage * Individual Offices * Serviced Offices * Co-Working * Shredding Your own fully serviced office in Kent Offered with affordable, flexible terms, they’re ideal for both start ups and growing companies, as well as larger companies looking for an accessible satellite location. All our offices are clean, modern, air-conditioned and furnished. There really is no comparable space to work from in Kent. With various suite sizes available, comfortably housing 2-10 people, we’re positive you’ll enjoy doing business at Kent Space.

Social Enterprise Kent

Social Enterprise Kent offers advice and support to social enterprise startups. To help you and your team develop new skills to grow your business, we also provide high-quality training in our venues in Ashford, Margate and Folkestone. Whether you're looking for courses to be compliant with the legislation and regulations, or management training to develop a high performing team, we have the courses every startup, and small business requires. From interactive one-day workshops, productive online training, to full-blown qualifications awarded by the Institute of Leadership and Mangement, you can build a skilled workforce. To chat about your latest social enterprise startup or training for your business, give us a call. It's the perfect opportunity to assess whether we're right for each other. How does that sound? Let's get the conversation started today on 01227 469970.

Start Up Britain

StartUp Britain is a campaign by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs. They offer inspiration, resources and guidance to help people start and grow their own business.

Tiny Robot

Web Design, Photography & Video in one easy to swallow package. 85% of consumers are searching for local businesses online. You need to be where your clients are. Each day more of your existing and potential customers are searching on mobile devices.

Whitefish Marketing

Welcome to Whitefish Marketing! We are a specialist Digital Marketing agency based in Kent, servicing clients throughout UK and abroad. Our core services focus on helping clients to grow traffic to their website, improve sales leads that come in, and to increase brand loyalty and retention of their existing customer base for future repeat business. We call this our ACQUISITION, CONVERSION, and RETENTION services. With our experienced team of digital marketing professionals, we know we can enhance your online visibility to increase your bottom line figures. Our marketing promise is – “we won’t accept your business unless we are 100% confident we will add value to your company”. Offering you specialist services such as: - Professional Web Design and Development - SEO (search engine optimisation) - PPC (Whitefish Marketing are an official Google PPC Partner) - Social Media Marketing - Email Marketing - Content marketing and blog writing - Digital Public Relations - and much more... We are there to provide business with a compete Multi-Channel-Marketing campaign bespoke to your needs and budget. The choice and flexibility is yours. We work remotely from our offices in Kent, but will gladly arrange face-to-face meetings as required. Our friendly and professional team will always be on hand to help Call us today for a frank and no obligation discussion to see how Whitefish Marketing can measurably help your business grow 01303 720 288.

Ashford Borough Council
Thinking of Starting a Business? There are many things to think about when starting a new business, but there are many resources in Ashford to help you begin successfully.

Ashford Borough Council Business Support
Thinking of Starting a Business? There are many things to think about when starting a new business, but there are many resources in Ashford to help you begin successfully. Ashford Borough Council have created a page outlining the services that are availabale in the borough. It also links to the "ASk Phil" online chat.

Ashford for Business
Starting your own business, scaling up your SME or relocating to a town which is attracting millions of pounds of inward investment? Ashford is the number one business location in Kent, and the business support available in town and in the surrounding areas only adds to the many advantages of relocating here. Whether you need advice to set up a company, find the perfect office space or enrol your business in an innovative business programme, discover the business support available in the Ashford borough.

Ask a Kent Librarian
If you need help with research or a library service, our librarians are here to answer your questions. You can chat with a librarian in real time or send us your question and wait for the answer. It's a bit like going into a library and asking a question in person, but can be done from your computer or mobile device. This service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, but Kent librarians are only available Monday to Friday 9am to 6pm and Saturday 9am to 5pm (excluding public holidays).

Ask Phil
Kent & Medway Growth Hub offer free advice, information and guidance that will help you to start, grow or improve your business. To get things started you can either fill in a Call Back request using a form on thee page or use the "Ask Phil" Live Chat facility. Or you can call us using the phone number above.

Business Vision Live
For more than a decade, Kent Vision LIVE has been helping businesses from across the South East to become more successful. As the South East's premier business showcase, the event brings together over 3,000 visitors and 250 exhibitors every year, with the aim of creating new customer, supplier and partner relationships to make your business even better.

Cassidys Chartered Accountants
Most people starting up in business do so because they have a good business proposition and the enterprise and commitment to see it through. However, they may not be experts in the legal and financial aspects of running a business and such matters often appear daunting. Fortunately you do not need to be an expert in these fields to succeed in business but you do need the support of a team of trained experts. We can help. Just bring us your business ideas and we will help you to make them a reality!

Finance and funding in Ashford
When locating your business in Ashford you will gain access to a number of funding options, from grants to business loans. You will also benefit from exclusive business support.

FSB Kent & Medway
FSB Kent & Medway is the local branch of the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB). It was formed in 1974 as the National Federation of Self Employed and represents the interests of small and medium-sized businesses locally and nationally. They offer a great package tailored to your needs if you are thinking about starting a business in the area. Contact: Alison Parmar Development Manager Alison.Parmar@fsb.org.uk Contact via website or e-mail.

Kent & Medway Growth Hub
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.

Kent Adult Education
Have you ever considered taking a course in Business Management? From Social Media for your Small Business and Applying for Loans to Strategies for Small Businesses, whether you’re starting from the beginning or need an accredited qualification, we’ve got it covered. Improve your employability and business knowledge with a Business course from Kent Adult Education. From learning the ins-and-outs of Microsoft Office and Bookkeeping to Search Engine Optimisation and Website Development, we have the Business courses to help you achieve your goals. All of our business courses are run by tutors with extensive industry experience who will be able to help you get the most from your learning, and take away a valuable skill which will benefit you and your business.

Kent Business Advisers
We have proudly helped businesses in Kent achieve their goals and aspirations since 2005. We can provide you with the support and guidance to grow and improve your business.

Kent County Council - Grow Your Business
A useful section on the Kent CC website. It contains dedicated pages for: Business loans and grants; Doing business with KCC; The opportunity to sign up for email updates; 'Ask Phil business advice'; Start a business; How to deliver services on their behalf; Business awards and events; Chambers of Commerce; Grow your business abroad; and information about the Kent and Medway Growth Hub.

Kent County Council - Start a Business
This page on the kent county Council website lists some useful places to find information on how to get started.

Kent County Council Business Advice Services (Trading Standards)
From start-ups and small businesses to importers and manufacturers we can help you navigate complex regulations to protect your businesses and support good customer service. We offer a free telephone consultation with one of our officers to discuss your needs. During the consultation, which can last up to 30 minutes, we will identify how we can help you. Depending on your requirements this can range from free signposting to guidance and advice tailored to your business or a full package of support. Any costs will be discussed during the consultation.

Kent Excellence in Business Awards
An awards scheme staged and produced by KM Media Group and Kent County Council to recognise and reward excellence in businesses in Kent and Medway. The Kent Excellence in Business Awards have a high profile, so winning this accolade will say a lot about the quality of your organisation and the strength of your management team. These awards attract a wide range of entries from across a variety of sectors - but the winners all have one thing in common – they are truly excellent at what they do and have proved this in their entry.

Kent International Business
Kent International Business (KIB) is a Kent-wide initiative which aims to encourage Kent businesses to export and access overseas markets and to provide information, advice and support to help them do so. KIB is led by Kent County Council in partnership with various business support organisations in the county. KIB is also backed by a range of commercial organisations.

Kent International Business
International trade can help businesses grow. There has never been a better time to consider exporting. Kent International Business (KIB) is a Kent-wide initiative which aims to encourage Kent businesses to export and access overseas markets and to provide information, advice and support to help them do so. KIB is led by Kent County Council in partnership with various business support organisations in the county. KIB is also backed by a range of commercial organisations.

Kent Investors Network
KIN comprises a group of experienced business people who co-invest, assist and when requested advise growing companies. Since its formation KIN has built up strong links with various institutions in Kent including Kent County Council, its enterprise investment initiatives and leading lawyers, accountants and M&A advisors in the County.

Kent Investors Network
Arguably the biggest challenge in leaving your secure well-paid job behind and starting out on your own is funding. You have rent to pay, food to eat and a business to launch! Unfortunately, unless you’re already well off, you will need to go through a difficult phase of not earning and needing to spend money on material, coders, marketing and more. This first phase is the ‘bootstrapping’ phase. You cannot raise money on an idea or a business plan. You need a lot more. If you are seeking investment, Kent Investors Network welcomes you to get in touch. We’re also growing our investor base so if you are interested please contact christina@inen.global.

Kent Invicta Chamber - Starting a Business
The Chamber Business Support team provides an extensive range of services for people starting or running a business. If you are unsure which event is right for you call us on 01233 503838 or visit our Business Advice page at: http://www.kentinvictachamber.co.uk/business-advice/

Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce
Kent Invicta Chamber is the ultimate business support network in Kent. The Chamber provides, Membership services, Business Advice, International Trade services, Representation and much more. Covering the County of Kent the Chamber is perfectly placed to promote, support and facilitate business across the County. Address: Waterbrook Avenue, Sevington, Ashford, TN24 0LH, 01010 01233 503838

Kent Live
Kent Live covers breaking news, features, What’s On, events and sport for readers across all areas of Kent and parts of east Sussex. It has regularly attracted more than four million page views per month since its launch in 2016. Part of the Reach PLC group, our newspapers are the award winning Kent and Sussex Courier, Sevenoaks Chronicle, Isle of Thanet Gazette, Dover Express and the Folkestone Herald.

Kent Online
Kent Online includes a section which contains the latest business news across Kent. There are interesting articles as well as the opportunity to advertise or promote your events.

Kent Space
Kent Space offer flexible, secure, business self storage solutions. Competitively priced with flexible terms, it’s no great surprise we’re one of the most frequently chosen business self storage providers in the Kent region. With access to your secure storage area 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, you can be assured your goods are stored in safe hands. With Storage Units in both Ashford and Chatham, Kent, we cater for both short term and long term business storage requirements.

Locate in Kent
Locate in Kent provide free support for businesses to locate and grow in Kent.

Love Ashford
Loveashford.com has been Ashford’s digital high street since 2014 and is the first website of its kind. We support our local businesses & business owners by promoting all of the best new, stories, offers & events you can find in Ashford’s town centre.

MetisWomen
Metis Women was launched in Faversham, Kent in November 2013 and immediately gathered a strong membership of businesswomen. Our members continue to develop themselves and their businesses through support and collaboration. We like to call it the Metis Women effect, and the results of it can be seen in the number of our members who have won awards and accolades, or increased their turnover and client base, in the past year.

Search for a commercial property in Ashford
Find an Ashford business property or site online by using the property database - search by property size, type or tenure. Your easy way to undertake a comprehensive search of commercial property in the area.

South East Business Innovation & Growth
South East Business Innovation and Growth provides focused support which is designed to have a tangible and positive impact on companies in the South East of England which have the potential to innovate and grow significantly. Kent & Medway. Contact Paul Walsh. 34 Tower View Kings Hill, West Malling Kent, ME19 4UY 01732 878 074

South East LEP (Local Enterprise Partnership)
The South East LEP is a partnership of leaders - from the business community and from local authorities with their democratic mandates - and will perform a leadership role. This leadership role means acting as strong advocates for the area - working with Government to find solutions to enable delivery of strategic transport infrastructure that will drive national prosperity and economic growth. SELEP will be a strong voice on behalf of businesses and communities and work to ensure that Government and the European Union realise the national and international importance of the South East LEP area in the allocation of scare resources. Advocacy will be supported by project specific economic intelligence which will provide the evidence base for investment. 01245 431469

Supply My Business
Supply my Business is a community of small businesses in Kent that want to do more business locally. We are the one place where you can find all the quality local suppliers you require for your everyday business needs and at the same time supply your goods and services to help meet the needs of local businesses just like yours.

Thames Gateway Kent
Local authorities and other Thames Gateway Kent partners offer a range of services to support businesses in their area. The following links provide more information.

The Kent Social Enterprise Loan Fund
KSLEF is a social lending programme, aiming to bridge the increasing funding gap for new and existing social enterprises in Kent and Medway, by offering unsecured loans of between £10,000 and £100,000. The financial package will include an element of up to 30% grant of the loan amount. The aim of the Fund is to spread the culture of social enterprise, break down the barriers which prevent enterprising social businesses from accessing finance and encourage a more enterprising approach to achieving positive change in our communities. Once finance is repaid, it will be re-loaned and re-invested back in the community.

The National Centre for Micro Business
Through the NCMB you have access to practical workshops to get you in a position to better help yourself. Understand what is an entrepreneur, what it means to be your own boss – The NewMe™ and put a plan into action. Through the NCMB you have access to learning, teaching, training programmes together with practical workshops to get you in a position to help yourself.

University of Kent Hub for Innovation & Enterprise
The University of Kent's business incubation and support unit is devoted to helping start-up ventures and early stage companies to increase survival rates. The Hub for Innovation and Enterprise is a purpose-built incubation space for entrepreneurship and enterprise in Canterbury and offers a professional working environment with business support to assist new businesses.

Visit Kent
Visit Kent offers free on-site business advice as well as a range of customer care courses and training workshops.

Visit Kent - Business
As a Kent business, there is a range of support available to help you grow your business in the way that you want to.

West Kent Networking
West Kent Networking is a free to join business networking group in Tunbridge Wells. In partnership with the Local Indies Online Marketplace, we support local independent businesses across Kent and Sussex. We're all about helping and promoting the local community and the independent businesses in it, with coaching, mentoring, networking events, marketing, PR and social media support.

ZeinMarketing
Zein is a marketing consultancy based in Smeeth, Kent. We provide businesses with a broad range of affordable and personalised marketing services that include Strategic Planning, Social Media strategy and delivery, Marketing Health Check and Marketing Support. We can call upon a wealth of local talent to deliver a creative and comprehensive service that can be tailored to virtually any budget. 01303 812339


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