We aim to support businesses that want to grow, start out, or move to Medway by giving you the advice you need.

If you’re an existing or potential business owner you might want to find out about:

  • setting up your business
  • recruiting an apprentice
  • financing your business
  • finding a business premise
  • licensing your business

Find out what licences your business might need on GOV.UK

Support for growing businesses

Medway is a great place to start or grow a business, with growing employment spaces to suit all business types and a range of business support services to access.

Get business advice

The Medway Healthy Workplaces programme

The Medway Healthy Workplaces programme can work with you to promote a healthier workforce which has been proven to:

  • improve employee morale and engagement
  • reduce absenteeism
  • reduce staff turnover
  • improve staff productivity

We also accredit businesses to our local award.

Find out more about the Medway Healthy Workplaces programme 

Advice for start-up businesses

We offer a range of business advice. Find business advice services.

Get more advice on setting up a business from:

Ask Phil

Ask Phil is an advice service from the Kent & Medway Growth Hub.

It offers free advice, information and guidance that will help you to start, grow or improve your business.

To get things started you can use the 'Ask Phil' live chat box in the bottom right hand corner of this screen.

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Or you can phone 01233 225 447.