News & Events

News and events for the Swale business community.

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Read about the latest news and upcoming events relevant to business owners in the borough. Make sure you come back to find out what's happened, what's coming up and what's hot off the press in Swale.

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Coronavirus: Swale Business Support

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Find out the latest on the support for businesses in relation to coronavirus (COVID-19).

National Lockdown, Tier 3 and 4 restriction grants

Covid-19 Business Support Grants

Funding available for businesses impacted by the recent national lockdown, tier 3 and 4 restrictions.

The Light announces recruitment drive

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The Light are on the hunt for 40 enthusiastic locals to join their team in a variety of roles.

Solar Appreciation Day

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Find out about solar energy in Swale and business funding opportunities.

Brexit transition: new rules are here

HM Government - UK Transition. 1 Jan 2021. New rules for business are coming. New rules on exports, imports, tariffs, data and hiring. Act now at gov.uk/transition

There are new rules for companies which are doing business with the EU.

Covid-19 compliance checks

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Details of how more businesses are going to be checked to make sure they are working safely during the pandemic.

More news stories are available to read on the news archive section of this website.


Starting in business workshop

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Join us for our next workshop including advice and support for individuals starting a business.

Direct Business Advice

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Book a free one-to-one business advice appointment for your company.

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Economic Development E-bulletin

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We produce an e-bulletin for businesses based in Swale. Register to receive the newsletter by email.

Swale Visitor Economy Newsletter

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A newsletter with the latest news, training, research and opportunities for companies.

Rural Round-up (Summer 2019)

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Read the Rural Round-up for the latest rural business news, events and opportunities.