Business support and advice
We provide a whole range of services and useful information for businesses in Dartford.
The information is divided into two sections. The first will enable you to check which licences or regulations may apply to you, verify your health and safety requirements and search for available commercial property.
- Business Rates
- Food safety and infectious diseases
- Beauty treatment and skin piercing
- Doing business with the Council
- Public Registers
- Business Link - Government website that has a regulations checklist and allows online licence applications.
The second section aims to provide you with guidance and support for your business, whether you are a new or established enterprise. You can search for available funding and find links to support networks and helpful sources of advice.
- tiger fund
- Search for available grants
- Advice and support for new businesses
- Apprentices - Kent jobs for Kent's young people
- Useful links
Important advice, resources and support for setting up and running a business
Are you looking to expand your business? Worried about skills shortages and employee costs? If your business employs less than 250 people, Kent County Council could help you employ an apprentice and help pay for them in the process
The Tiger fund has £20million of 0% loans* to give to businesses as part of an investment strategy to create jobs in North Kent and Thurrock.
The Dartford Business Awards celebrate the best of the borough’s businesses