Start a Business in Edenbridge
If you run a business in Edenbridge or if you are thinking of starting a new business in Edenbridge we hope that you will find this site both interesting and useful.
It has been designed to help you find local firms and business support organisations who will be happy to give you friendly advice as well as provide the services that you may need.
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Start Your Own Business in Kent
They each contain useful contacts as well as an easy to follow snapshot of all the key subjects.
We are constantly searching for interesting or useful stories that might appeal to small business owners and new business start-ups. Some of the latest additions are listed below or see all news articles
FREE - 'So you're thinking of starting a new business?'
Use this free visual business development template to help you visualise, explore and think about 3 of the most important questions that you should consider before setting up your new business! Download NOW free of charge (no registration required)
The 10 PR Disasters All Startups Need To Avoid
We are all keen to make sure that our business is known by as many potential customers as possible and PR (public relations) can certainly help with this... if undertaken correctly! This article lists some ideas to avoid if you want to make the right impression.
Tips for Starting a Business
Some good suggestions from SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to helping SMBs get off the ground in the United States. The tips are valid wherever you are in the world!
Money is Not One of the Top Three Reasons Entrepreneurs Start Their Business
Why do you want to start a business. According to this report by the E-Myth group - money does not rank in the top three most common motivators.
Is setting up a business like dating?
This article on the Business 2 Community site takes a slightly different look at the challenges presented by starting and running a business. Whether this helps with your business or your love life, I am not sure, but it is worth a read.
Although there are plenty of online business directories, it can sometimes be quite difficult to find LOCAL companies who are genuinely keen to support you. For example if you are based in Edenbridge , it makes sense to use an accountant, web designer or printer based in Edenbridge who is prepared to help small businesses or new business start ups.
Edenbridge Business Advice & Support | Edenbridge Accountants | Banking & Finance | Commercial Property | Business Law | Business Opportunities | Communications | Education & Training | Edenbridge Graphic Design | Edenbridge Networking Clubs | Online Marketing | Printers | Sales & Marketing | Edenbridge Utilities | Edenbridge Web Design | Edenbridge Business Directory
Everything You Need to Know About Starting a Business
In addition to these local pages, we have also compiled a library of information covering all of the key issues that you have to consider when you start a business. This includes articles, downloads and links to the best resources that are available for new business start ups.
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Edenbridge Business Start-Up Contacts
If you offer a product or service that can help new business start ups or existing small businesses in the Edenbridge area, we would love to hear from you. (Add Your Link)
| Action with Communities in Rural Kent
Provide direct advice and support to community organisations. Stimulate community action, particularly voluntary action, and encourage good practice. Develop and manage demonstration projects. Provide professional support and advice to key service providers. Raise awareness of rural issues and influence decision makers.
http://www.ruralkent.org.uk | 01303 813 790
| Federation of Small Business Kent and Medway
The Federation of Small Businesses is the UK's largest campaigning pressure group promoting and protecting the interests of the self-employed and owners of small firms. Formed in 1974, it now has over 200,000 members across 33 regions. In addition, Member Services is committed to delivering a wide range of high quality, good value business services to members of the FSB. Regional office: Allington Library, Castle Road, Allington, Kent, ME16 0PU
http://www.fsb.org.uk | 01622 688134
| In Kent Info
In Kent Info - the website directory for the county of Kent. FREE listings for UK Community Websites or NON-profit websites.
| Kent Business Directory
A new online local business directory specifacally for Kent businesses.
http://www.kentbusinessdirectory.co.uk/ | 0800 9177 892
| Kent Channel Chamber of Commerce
Shepway Business Centre, Shearway Business Park, Folkestone CT19 4RH. E-mail: email@example.com
http://www.channelchamber.co.uk | 01303 270022
| Kent EBP
EBP Kent provides individually designed services for schools, colleges and employers. The aims are to enrich the curriculum, actively engage employers in the development of their future workforce and equip young people with a better understanding of personal skills and their future choices.
http://www.ebpkent.co.uk | 01843 609 310
| Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce- Ashford
Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce is the ultimate business network in Kent. Covering an area of Kent including Ashford, Canterbury, Maidstone, Sevenoaks, Tonbridge & Malling and Tunbridge Wells, the Chamber is perfectly positioned to promote enterprise in Kent.
http://www.kentinvictachamber.co.uk | 01233 503 838
| Kent Thameside Regeneration Partnership
The Kent Thameside Regeneration Partnership brings together public sector agencies and private sector bodies to provide a strategic framework for regeneration.
http://www.kent-thameside.co.uk | 01474 338 800
| Learning and Skills Council - Kent and Medway
The Learning and Skills Council exists to make England better skilled and more competitive. We have a single goal: to improve the skills of England???s young people and adults to ensure we have a workforce of world-class standard.
http://www.lsc.gov.uk | 0845 019 4152
| Locate in Kent
Find out how Kent can help your business expand in or relocate to Kent and Medway. Its free corporate relocation service includes providing business grants assistance and commercial property searches. Locate in Kent has helped more than 560 companies move to or expand in the county and create over 23,800 new jobs. Why not join them? Business grants are available across Kent and Medway under the Grant for Business Investment (GBI) and Grant for Research and Development schemes.
http://www.locateinkent.com | 01732 520 700
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http://www.newbizexpress.co.uk | 01943 889192
| Organisation for Responsible Businesses (ORB)
ORB is a business membership organisation for businesses that want to stand out from the crowd: for businesses that believe ethics and values are important; for businesses that consider people and the environment in their business decisions. Being a member of ORB, using the Responsible Business Member logo and having an entry in the Responsible Business Directory is a great way to market your business and is an asset to any qualifying business.
http://www.orbuk.org.uk | 01702 468387