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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.

Brexit 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 Brexit Ready Podcast.

Peer Networks Programme

Peer Networks is a national peer-to-peer networking programme for SME leaders that want to grow and develop their organisation for future success.

Delivered locally by the South East Business Hub, we create diverse cohort groups of individuals to collaboratively work through common business issues.

Coronavirus: Guidance for Businesses and Employers

Visit our dedicated, regularly updated page for information, advice and guidance for businesses and employers regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Events and Training

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

Latest News

Clean Growth South East Survey

Businesses are encouraged to take the short survey to help the Clean Growth South East project understand the challenges and opportunities for businesses in the region for the next 12-18 months. Read more

£5,000 grants available to local businesses

Owners of small and medium-sized businesses across all sectors in Essex can now apply for a grant of up to £5,000 to make their business Covid-19 secure. This money can be used in different ways, including to buy new equipment, support employees to work from home or to adapt premises. Read more

Latest News

Bounce Back Loans (BBLS)

Bounce Back Loans (BBLS) are available for SMEs that have been financially impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. Businesses can apply for between £2,000 and £50,000 up to 25% of their total turnover to provide them with financial support. The loans are interest and fee-free for the first 12 months, with a 2.5% fixed annual interest […] Read more

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