Free business growth programme for Kent businesses

Future Forward is a free business support programme for SMEs based in Kent and Medway. Qualifying businesses can access 12 hours of expert advice, guidance and support from leading specialists, across marketing, finance, operations and HR. At the end of the programme you will be equipped with a new Business Plan to help you take your business to the next level.


Locate in Kent is the official inward investment agency for the county, and provides free, confidential and impartial business support and strategic solutions to help UK and international businesses grow intelligently and efficiently in Kent. In the last 12 months we provided 500 hours of business support via our Future Forward programme. 

Delivered by a team of experts:

“To help deliver the Future Forward programme, we are thrilled to be working alongside specialist business advisors, who will help us to provide the vital support to many businesses across the county.”

Gavin Cleary, CEO, Locate in Kent

Future Forward – Business support with the future in mind

What does the business growth programme offer?

Our new Future Forward business growth programme offers Kent and Medway SMEs 12 hours of free consultancy time, delivered by our team of business advisors. Our business mentors have the experience and the expertise to guide your business to recovery.

We have included some detail on the specific subjects we will explore in the below:

Sign up for our Future Forward programme 2022

We are now taking registrations for the next session, which will take place early 2022.

Please complete the form below and one of our business advisors will be in touch soon to discuss the next steps.

    Introducing a free business growth support programme for Kent businesses

    Speak to one of our advisors now to find out how our service can help you

    Simon Ryan, Investment Director
    E-mail: [email protected]
    Direct: +44 (0)1732 520700

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