Medway has a diverse economy made up of more than 14,000 businesses. Find out how choosing Medway could benefit your business.

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We aim to deliver projects that can make Medway an economic powerhouse. Find out how we aim to meet business needs, deliver growth and increase connectivity.

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How we can help

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

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Funding boost for your business

The Kent and Medway Business Fund is now open. You can also take a look at other funding schemes available.

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Medway's regeneration

Our regeneration programme is helping us to transform Medway into a stunning waterfront university city and will lead to growth for all our residents and businesses.

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Local Plan summer consultation

You can have your say on our development and policy proposals to help us create a new Medway Local Plan.

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"We have over 14,000 businesses which contribute to our growing £5.9bn local economy, providing good quality jobs for our residents and making Medway a great place to live and work. We have signed the Federation of Small Businesses Local Leadership Pledge and provide business support as well as access to grant and loan schemes to support start-ups and help our existing businesses grow."

- Cllr Lauren Edwards, Cabinet Member for Economic and Social Regeneration and Inward Investment at Medway Council

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"Medway is not just where I was born, but also where my business came to life. In this vibrant community, we're more than just businesses, we're partners in each other's growth. It's a place where collaboration and support are part of our everyday life, making it an ideal spot for business and innovation. For me, Medway is about coming together to achieve more, it's our shared journey towards success."

- Zoe Cairns, Chairperson for Business for Medway

Our success stories

Read our testimonials to find out how doing business in Medway has helped business owners, investors and shareholders get the right advice and information to meet their business needs.

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Paul Jackson OBE

"We have access to fabulous talent through local universities...It's just the most incredibly connected place." 

- Dovetail Games


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Alex Auger
Managing Director

“We've had grant funding and worked with local agencies to develop our skillset. We've been really well supported.“ 

- Juice Executive


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Simon Cook
Principal and Chief Executive

"The development of skills is supported by employers who, working with us, are creating some amazing opportunities." 

- MidKent College

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