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Business Recovery Helpline 03333 602 300 - Monday to Friday 8.30am-5.30pm 
This service is funded by Kent Local Authorities and delivered by the Kent and Medway Growth Hub.

COVID-19 support for businesses

  • Back to Business Hub
    We've set up a Back to Business Hub to help you find the right support to go back to business safely. We provide a wide range of advice including social distancing, food safety and enhanced hygiene measures. Call 01304 821199 option 8.

Financial Support

 Other support

Food businesses


Our Town Centre Business Grant Scheme offers grants of up to £10,000 to businesses in Dover, Deal and Sandwich town centres.

Business rates

Business Rates are set by the Valuation Office Agency

Licences & permits

Includes Alcohol & Entertainment, Gambling and Taxi licensing

Food businesses

Register a food business and find out about food safety

Advice & information

Local information for new and existing businesses

Selling to DDC

The processes we carry out in selecting and awarding contracts

Health & safety

We carry out inspections, investigations and enforcement

Private Landlords

Advice and information for Private Sector Landlords


Environmental information and advice for businesses 

Parking permits

Permits and waivers are available for businesses

How to prepare your business for Brexit »

The government is advising businesses to prepare for Brexit - please see our pages for more information.

Waste & recycling »

Your legal obligations and services available to you.

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Help with rules and regulations for anyone running or starting up a business.



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