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We are here to help ambitious SMEs to reach the peak of their growth potential.

The South East Business Boost (SEBB) programme provides free business support to start-ups and SMEs within the South East Local Enterprise Partnership area, covering East Sussex, Essex, Kent and Medway.

Offering a tailored mix of practical advice, grant funding options, coaching and workshops, we work with new and established businesses to help them realise their growth goals.

The programme is completely free to access, providing you meet the required eligibility, and can help your company to expand physically and financially. We support a huge range of businesses and are well equipped to enable local organisations to do more and offer more across this beautiful region.

The South East Business Boost is now in its 2nd stage, and is supported by the South East Local Enterprise Partnership and EU Regional Development Fund

Business Support:

Essex businesses

Offering 12 Free Hours of business support and a wide range of free workshops run by leading experts in their field across the SELEP region, including invaluable tips and tools to boost your business.

For eligibility and to register your interest click here today!

Kent businesses

For information for business support in Kent please email

East Sussex businesses

For information on business support in East Sussex please click the links below

Grant Funding

SEBB has a pot of grant funding to support participating businesses to grow. Whether you need new equipment, IT software and training, our programme could cover up to 30% of the costs, with Growth Grants available ranging from £1,000 to £10,000.

The Growth Hubs

Your local Growth Hub will be able to provide you support and guidance on the South East Business. And you can get in touch with them here.