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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

FREE 12 Hour Business Support

We provide a wide range of free workshops run by leading experts in their field across the SELEP region, offering invaluable tips and tools to boost your business.

In addition, the SEBB team will be on hand to offer your support when you need it most.

For eligibility and to register your interest click here today!

Independent Expertise

Our business advisors and grant officers have a wealth of business and grant funding experience across East Sussex, Essex, Kent and Medway; we know the commercial landscape and the challenges facing new and established businesses in the region. But above all else, we are all passionate about helping SMEs to grow.

You will receive free expert advice and guidance on the best opportunities available to your business, and invaluable assistance in accessing grants and training workshops.

Grant Funding

SEBB has a pot of grant funding to support participating businesses to grow. Whether you need new equipment, IT software and training, or better facilities, our programme could over 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.