Support for Escalate applicants

General business advice

High Growth Kent provides free support to eligible business and specialise in helping companies to raise investment.

Business Coaching for Growth specialise in support for companies who want to grow their business.

Let's do Business provide business advice on a one-off and consultancy basis and training and access to finance for both start-ups and established businesses in the South East.

EDEAL (Eastbourne and District Enterprise Agency) provides business support for small and medium sized enterprises at all stages of business development and growth through a range of practical and cost effective business solutions.

Find land or premises

If you're interested in expanding or relocating your business in Kent, Locate in Kent can help you. They offer a range of free services including commercial property searches and business finance assistance to help businesses of all sizes expand in or relocate to Kent and Medway.

If you are a business looking to expand or a start-up company seeking your first commercial premises, or you're looking to fund business growth, Locate in East Sussex may be able to help.

Support from your bank

Why not speak to your local bank about the support they can give you?  The following banks are working in partnership with us to support this initiative and have identified individuals to help you:

Santander

HSBC

NatWest

RBS

Barclays

Lloyds

Support from district councils

Contact your district council as they may be able to provide you with additional support and advice:

Support from your local Chamber of Commerce

Contact Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce