Start in Maidstone

Start your Business

The Maidstone Borough Council Economic Development Team is here to support you start, locate and grow your business in Maidstone.  We will work with you to find the most cost-effective premises in the right locations and to recruit and nurture the talent you need to be successful. 

  • Advice: We offer free, impartial advice and support to help your business take advantage of Maidstone’s many benefits. From business planning and HR to legal, accounting and even web design, you can speak to one of our advisors over the phone or face-to-face five days a week. 

  • Funding: Most businesses need funding to help them start and grow. Our team will help you identify and access the most appropriate grants, loans, or equity finance to enable your business to thrive. 

  • Property: Our comprehensive knowledge of Maidstone’s commercial property market will enable us to help you find the most suitable office or premises for your business. 

  • Getting started: The Business Terrace in central Maidstone provides entrepreneurs and start-up companies with affordable and flexible accommodation to launch new enterprises. 

Grow your business

From recruitment and HR to finding new premises and finance, we can help you identify the support you need. 

Through our local, regional and national partners we have access to a broad range of expertise, ensuring you can speak to the right people at the right time: whatever your sector, size and level of ambition. 

We can get you appointments with Business Advisors who can help you get the advice about the topics you need.

Or use the online business advice app - Ask Phil, provided by The Kent & Medway Growth Hub, in the bottom right of the screen. 

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