If you are thinking about starting a business in Kent or would like to grow your existing business, you have come to the right place!
Start Your Own Business in Kent contains resources and the information that will help give your venture the best chance of success. It also highlights organisations who offer friendly business advice and services that you need.
We have been helping start-ups and existing business owners in Kent since 2005 and a list of key local contacts can be found below.
There is plenty of help locally but where can it be found? We would love to point you in the right direction.
An interactive step-by-step guide which also includes links to key contacts such as HMRC, Companies House etc.
Packed with the information that you need to start or grow a business in Kent.
Easy to follow step by step guide
Choosing the right structure
Online marketing, social media
Where to find help and support
Work from home or premises?
How to find and recruit
The reality of running a business
Your funding options
The key considerations
Are you ready?
Tax and VAT explained
Is there a gap in the market?
Tips and local groups
The Lets Do Business Group help businesses throughout the South East of England to start-up and grow through access to finance, business advice and training, as well as organising exhibitions in Hastings, Eastbourne and Brighton.
We are a delivery partner for the Start Up Loans scheme and help budding entrepreneurs to launch sustainable and viable businesses, as well as running free start-up workshops in Hastings and Eastbourne.
For those established companies looking to grow and expand, we offer Business Growth Loans to those unable to access funding from the usual High Street sources and are an approved provider of the GrowthAcclerator service.
Our in-house training team specialise in leadership and management training and apprenticeships to all types of organisations, from start-ups to large multinationals.
The popular Lets Do Business exhibitions take place each year in Hastings, Eastbourne and Brighton, giving companies across the region the opportunity to network, promote their services or products, make new connections and generate new business.
For more information about how the Lets Do Business Group can help your business, please call 0844 415 2272 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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We have created a collection of start-up steps articles to help anyone with whatever stage they are on with their business journey. Hundreds of thousands of people have gone before you and we can learn from what they got right and avoid the things that have been proved not to work so well.
You can see the full list of 'steps' at: Startup Steps