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Invest in Dover

Thinking of relocating your business to Dover District?

With up to 14,000 new homes to be built in the District over the next 20 years, Dover provides the perfect location for your business. We will be happy to introduce the hidden treasures and fantastic opportunities that await.

Funding and Advice

Better Business for All »

The Better Business for All website is for anyone running or starting up a business. The aim is to help you comply with the rules and regulations so your business can grow while ensuring the public are safe.

Grow For It »

Grow For It is a campaign to show British business why East Kent is the perfect place to start or grow a business. With a large slice of the Regional Growth Fund, and £35m available in interest-free business loans, Grow for It in East Kent shows that the area is full of potential for would-be entrepreneurs or business owners. »

GOV.UK is the government's online resource for businesses. Services include:

Centre for Micro Business »

Advice for the development of micro businesses and organisations in the voluntary and social enterprise sectors. Learning sessions covering all aspects of running a business or small enterprise. Accredited practitioners from industry will take you through an improvement programme to enhance your existing knowledge base and give you that extra commercial edge. Supported with a bespoke mentoring framework through active business practitioners and access to resources from K College and beyond.

Expansion East Kent »

Want to start or expand a business in the Dover District but don't have the capital? The Expansion East Kent scheme has £35 million available in the form of 0% interest loans to invest in East Kent.

Kent Apprenticeships »

Hiring an apprentice gives you the chance to build the skills you need for your business, and helps a young person get their foot on the career ladder.  Find out how to access £2,000 of KCC funding (and maybe even more with national funding) to expand your business today. Contact 0800 101 8224 or email

Government Agencies


Chamber of Commerce




Tel: 01304 872477

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