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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.

COVID-19 Business Support Helpline: 03333 602300

Do you have questions about how you and your business is being affected through the Coronavirus pandemic? Then give us a call…

Phone lines open from 8:30am – 5:00pm | Monday to Friday

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 Kent and Medway Growth Hub, we create diverse cohort groups of individuals to collaboratively work through common business issues.

Events and Training

Event Finder

SEARCH EVENTS NEAR YOU

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

Latest News

Recovery Loan Schemes

The Recovery Loan Scheme (RLS) launched on 6 April 2021 and supports access to finance for UK businesses as they recover and grow following the Covid-19 pandemic. RLS aims to help businesses affected by Covid-19 and can be used for business purposes, including, managing cash flow, investment, and growth. It is designed to support businesses […] Read more

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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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