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Business support and advice
Medway Council has a team of business support officers who can
offer assistance and access to some great benefits that
businesses can claim simply by being located in Medway.
Join the mailing list
Businesses that join the Economic Development team's mailing
list are invited to free business networking events, have easy
access to a wide range of information and meet like-minded people
in the business world.
Development team has put together 10 practical initiatives that
will help nurture Medway businesses. These include the
benefits students can offer to your business, managed workspaces
and information on Employ Medway, the council's advice
and training centre.
These links will help you settle, promote and grow your business
within Medway. Much of this assistance is free of charge.
Business information and research
The libraries' business information service has a range of
paper-based and electronic services to help you with your
Search for commercial property and Medway Council's managed
Kent Wind Energy is the UK's
first business directory dedicated to the offshore wind
Learn about the council's Partners for Growth interest-free loan
scheme, as well as other funding initiatives available to businesses in
Fair Trader Scheme
This is a Trading Standards initiative to improve business
standards and customer confidence in member businesses - a positive
move to improve how traders deal with consumers.
Free website address and assistance
Get British Businesses
Online offers free .co.uk addresses and web publishing
tools for small and medium-sized enterprises..
Medway Business Awards
Put your business in the spotlight and show off your
achievements. The Medway Business Awards
(www.medwaybusinessawards.co.uk) recognise the best enterprises in
Medway, rewarding firms with trophies, certificates and cash.
Moving to Medway?
Find out about the free-of-charge inward investment support to
businesses relocating to Medway through the council's specialist
partner agency, Locate in Kent..
Public sector job vacancies
Jobsgopublic shows current job
vacancies within Medway Council and in the public sector
The Export Helpdesk
is provided by the European Commission to facilitate market access
in developing countries in the European Union.
For more information contact Economic Development and Social
Regeneration by telephone: 01634 338215 or by
Write to: Economic Development and Social Regeneration, Medway
Council, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent ME4 4TR