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Start or grow your business
Start your own business
Start your own business
Click the logo to access this ste-by-step guide

Business and corporation taxation
Business and corporation taxation
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Business tools
Business resources
Business resources
Click the logo to learn about the resources and services Kent Libraries have on offer.

IP Equip
IP Equip
Click the logo to access this interactive tool and identify assets which may be protected by intellectual property (IP) rights.

Kent Business portal
Kent Business portalThis portal allows the sharing of information about existing contracts and forthcoming tendering opportunities across councils in the Kent area.

TED - Tenders Electronic Daily
TED - Tenders Electronic Daily
Click the logo to find out about opportunities and bid for contracts across the European Union. You can browse, search and sort procurement notices by country, region, business sector and more.

Business help & advice
Centre for Micro Business
Centre for Micro Business
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Chambers of commerce
Chambers of commerce
Click the logo to access a list of links to Kent Chambers of Commerce.

Federation of Small Businesses - Kent & Medway
Federation of Small Businesses - Kent & Medway
Click the logo to access the local branch of the main organisation for small business in the UK.

Locate in Kent
Locate in Kent
Click the logo for information and advice on locating your business in Kent

School for creative start-ups
School for creative start-ups
Click the logo to find out about this programme for creative entrepreneurs.

Trading Standards business advice
Trading Standards business advice
Click the logo to view the full range of services on offer.

Funding for business
Business loans and grants
Business loans and grants
Click the logo to learn about Kent-specific funding opportunities.

Better business finance
Better business finance
Provides impartial information and support to businesses and entrepreneurs seeking finance, starting out or exporting abroad.

Prince's Trust
The Enterprise Programme provides money and support to help young people start up in business. The site also features an A - Z of Young Businesses and a Business Finder.
Shell LiveWire
The programme offers free online business advice and start-up awards of £1,000 and £10,000 funding to young entrepreneurs (aged 16-30) in the UK. The site contains lots of useful tools and links with more once you have registered.
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