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Medway business information service
Are you thinking
about starting your own business?
A free business information service is based at Chatham Community
Hub. Aimed at all stages of business development, from
those thinking about starting a business to those who'd like to
expand it, it contains:
- factsheets about starting up a business;
- regulations to be aware of;
- market research;
- contact details for information and support.
Complete Business Reference Advisor (COBRA)
Libraries subscribe to COBRA, an online resource to help
people who are about to start their own business. The database
holds up-to-date information about recent legislation, market
research, health and safety, start-up costs and substantial
information about relevant trade fairs.
COBRA is accessable at Chatham Community Hub, Gillingham Library,
Community Hub and Strood Library.
Other online resources for business in Medway
A list of business web pages is available from Library
Links - business.
Medway Council Business Support
Department offers information and advice about business in
Want to take your business idea further?
Innovation Centre Medway
provides high-quality serviced office space allowing innovative
businesses or entrepreneurs an impressive corporate image without
high costs. The facilities and expert support necessary to help
your business grow.
Looking for a job
Libraries can help find contact details and information for
local and national companies. There are books about job-searching,
interviews and how to write a CV. You can use computers for free to
fill in application forms and write your CV or covering
The library also hosts drop-in sessions for local job clubs.
Find out more about jobseeking in the library.
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