Easing of National Lockdown restrictions | Visit our Coronavirus (COVID-19) section for information and support for residents and businesses. View Dover Districts latest Covid figures here.

Dover District’s latest COVID-19 figures

Number of cases for the seven days to

Rolling rate for the seven days to . England average is

Total cases (up to )

Total deaths within 28 days of a positive test (up to )

7-day rolling case rate compared to England average

Status: Below average (OR Above average if to the right of the dividing line)

Graphic results

All data sourced from coronavirus.data.gov.uk. Please see website for more information about the data and how it is calculated.

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COVID Business Grants and support

  • SELEP COVID-19 Recovery Funds Programme »
    A £4.4m programme of financial and educational support for businesses and individuals.
  • Back to Business Hub »
    Help with current restrictions, working safely, reporting concerns about businesses breaching coronavirus guidance
  • Kent and Medway Growth Hub Business Helpline - 03333 602 300
    A local team of Business Support Navigators can help you identify relevant programmes, initiatives or funding schemes currently on offer across Kent & Medway and can help you to access them. 

Town centre and Green Energy Business Grants »

Our Town Centre and Green Energy Business Grant Schemes offer grants of up to £10,000 to businesses in Dover, Deal and Sandwich.

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

Brexit - Keep your business moving »

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.

Better Business for All, A local portnetship between businesses and regulatory services to promote growthBetter Business for All »
Help with rules and regulations for anyone running or starting up a business.



invest in dover, home to the uk's must successful Enterprise Zone, Dover district offers significamt incentives for new and growing businesses.