Welcome to Maidstone The Business Capital of Kent

Maidstone is a thriving business destination and the powerhouse of Kent’s economy. Kent’s vibrant County Town is the ideal place to locate and grow your business, whether you're a start-up enterprise, SME or multinational corporation. 

Strategically located in central Kent, with excellent connectivity to London, as well as regional and European markets, it's no wonder that Maidstone is known as the 'Business Capital of Kent'. 

Maidstone is ‘open for business’ and Maidstone Borough Council is leading the delivery of a comprehensive programme of infrastructure and investment projects that will ensure Maidstone remains the first-choice destination for businesses in Kent. 

Business in Maidstone is the official business support website of Maidstone Borough Council, dedicated to helping you find the right support, people and premises for your business to start, relocate and expand. 

Omicron Business Support.

For further information about the new Omicron Hospitality and Leisure Grant visit maidstone.gov.uk and search for business grants or click on the link: https://maidstone.gov.uk/home/other-services/covid-19/tier-2-primary-areas/advice-and-help-for-businesses

Any business that does not meet the eligibility criteria for this grant and is experiencing difficulty as a result of the pandemic should contact the Maidstone Business Boost Team by emailing MBB@maidstone.gov.uk to find out what other support, including grants, is available. 

Maidstone Business Boost
Introducing the Maidstone Business Boost. Our latest programme of business support, exclusively for Maidstone.

Maidstone Borough Council is asking businesses affected by Covid-19 to come forward to check what help, advice and potential financial support is available to them as part of its new scheme, Maidstone Business Boost (MBB).

By offering diagnostic meetings to understand individual businesses’ needs, MBB aims to guide applicants through the wide range of free resources on offer, and help them identify which they qualify for, including training, marketing, and recruitment. If your business has been badly impacted by Covid-19 please contact MBB@Maidstone.gov.uk  to find out what support is available. 

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Home to some of Kent's most innovative new companies, The Business Terrace provides a new generation of flexible workspace for start-ups, home-based businesses and office based workers to help businesses to start, grow and thrive. 

The Business Terrace brings together like-minded individuals who influence, inspire and energise one-another. The format facilitates dynamism, informal collaboration and networking, creating opportunities for fledgling firms to spread their wings and fly!

Located in central Maidstone, The Business Terrace is ideally situated for businesses serving local, regional, national and even international markets

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