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Selling abroad? Need funding or advice? Here are some pointers

If you are looking to expand to trade overseas here are some local organisations that may help your business grow: 

Kent International Business http://www.kentinternationalbusiness.co.uk/  A Kent-wide initiative which aims to encourage Kent businesses to export and access overseas markets

FSB Funding Platform https://www.fsb.org.uk/benefits/finance/fsb-funding-platform - direct access to hundreds of business funding options 

Department for International Trade https://www.great.gov.uk Export guidance and services 

Locase https://www.lowcarbonkent.com/  The Low Carbon Across the South East (LoCASE) project offers grants to businesses to fund 40% of the cost of qualifying projects for businesses in the South East, excluding London Kent 

Kent and Medway Business Fund 0% loans between £50,000 and £500,000 to small and medium sized businesses in Ashford, Canterbury, Dartford, Dover, Folkestone and Hythe, Gravesham, Maidstone, Medway, Sevenoaks, Swale, Thanet, Tonbridge and Malling, and Tunbridge Wells.

Fredericks Foundation  Access to small business loans

British Business Bank  a government-owned business development bank dedicated to making finance markets work better for smaller businesses.

Breakthrough Funding  cash for innovation