Advice and Guidance From Business Support Organisations


There is a range of advice available for existing businesses based in the borough of Ashford.

Kent & Medway Growth Hub

The Kent & Medway Growth Hub can provide your business with advice and support through its range of expert advisers. Give the team a call on 01233 225447 to find out what they can do for you.

Visit Kent & Medway Growth Hub

Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce

The Kent Invicta Chamber Business Support team run a 'keeping you healthy' programme for your business. Choose from either a one off advisory session on a particular business issue or a 12 month tailored programme in order to develop and grow your business. For more information call 01233 503838.

Visit Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce

Federation of Small Businesses

As experts in business, the FSB offers members a wide range of vital business services including advice, financial expertise, support and a voice in government. Their mission is to help smaller businesses achieve their ambitions.

Visit the Federation of Small Businesses

Locate in Kent

Confidential and free business investment and relocation services to international, UK and Kent-based companies looking to expand.

Visit Locate in Kent

Gov.uk

The government website providing services and tools and guidance on running a business in the UK.

Visit Gov.uk

ScaleUp Ashford

ScaleUp Ashford is a fully funded programme of support for businesses located in Ashford that have the ambition and capacity to grow. The programme is funded by Ashford Borough Council as part of its continued commitment to developing the economic prosperity across the borough. The programme is delivered by Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce. Selected businesses will receive an agreed number of hours of free consultancy, access to free business growth tools, access to funded and part funded local expertise.

Visit the ScaleUp Ashford website for more information and to register interest for future rounds of the programme.

Kent International Business Support

The Kent International Business website provides support and advice for companies wishing to explore the possibility of exporting or internationalising their business.

Tenterden District Chamber of Commerce

Tenterden businesses can contact the Tenterden District Chamber of Commerce for advice and support.

Visit the Tenterden District Chamber of Commerce.