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The South East Business Hub is here to help your business on the path to growth and prosperity.

South East Business Hub is provided by the South East Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) – the business-led, public/private body established to drive economic growth across East Sussex, Essex, Kent, Medway, Southend and Thurrock.

Learn new skills, reach more customers and boost your profits with Help to Grow

Help to Grow: Management offers senior business leaders management and leadership training, delivered by leading business schools across the UK.

Help to Grow: Digital offers businesses free, impartial advice on how technology can boost business, delivered through a new online platform.

Business Ready Podcast

What are the challenges facing small businesses in today’s tough economic landscape, and how have they overcome them?

The South East Business Hub has teamed up with the London Business Hub and Hertfordshire Growth Hub to bring the local business community the Business Ready Podcast.

Events and Training

Event Finder


Use our Event Finder Tool to help find events across your local area and the South East.

Latest News

Supporting mental health at work: Able Futures

Able Futures have put together a toolkit to help employers employers develop ways to support people’s mental health when it fluctuates, help address problems if they arise and remove barriers and stigma around mental health issues to enable more employees and apprentices to have enjoyable futures at work. Read more

Peer Power

Peer Power Networks are facilitated groups of Essex based business owners and leaders that want to grow and develop their business for future success. Read more

Business Drop-in Centres

Have you missed the opportunity to speak to someone about your business face to face? Well great news! Our Business Navigators are now available to speak to face to face one day a week over three different Essex locations. Read more

Latest News

New financial support announced for businesses in response to Omicron

We summarise for you the support that has been announced and what support is still available

New financial support for businesses has been announced by government. We summarise what support has been announced and what support is still available. If you have any concerns about your business during this period, please call Business East Sussex on 01273 335878 or email at Read more

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