Growing your business in Kent

We provide free business support to help businesses grow in Kent

Growing your business in Kent

If you are ready to grow your business in Kent, or need help kick-starting trade after Covid-19, we are the best people to talk to.

As one of the most sought-after business locations in the country, there is untold potential in expanding your business in Kent and we want to make sure you have all the information and support you need when planning for the future. We have helped more than 1,250 business invest in Kent and seen more than 80,000 jobs created and retained since 1997, thanks to our unrivalled knowledge of the region’s business landscape.

Locate in Kent provides free strategic business advice about opportunities and support programmes that can help you grow and futureproof your activity in the county.

We have launched a brand new business recovery support service, Future Forward, to help SMEs to regain the success they were building before the Covid-19 lockdown, and have a wealth of in-house expertise to ensure existing Kent companies are able to grow sustainably and positively.

  • Do you need bigger premises or want to relocate in the county?
  • Do you need help accessing grants and business funding?
  • Are you a manufacturing firm looking for expert help in expanding your facilities or building more local supply chains?
  • Do you need recovery support and help kick-starting your business after Covid-19?
  • Are you looking for sector-specific graduates, skills programmes and apprenticeships?
  • Do you want to know where Londoners are moving to, and where to find the best workforce for your company?

Our team has access to a network of more than 50 industry partners ready to help and advise on legal matters, planning, accountancy, funding, property and marketing & PR activity.

We have unrivalled access to the facts, figures and research you need to build a case for growing in Kent, and can offer extensive business advice on the local economy, property and employment costs, and provide case studies from a range of different sectors. We are also ready to advise international clients and commercial partners on the benefits of doing business in Kent.

Now more than ever, it makes sense to be part of Kent’s growth journey.


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

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