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Support and advice

Last updated on: 16-Oct-2020

9. Statutory business support

Better Business for All

Better Business for All (BBfA) is a multi-agency partnership designed to improve the way regulation is delivered. It also aims to highlight the benefits of regulation, and how working with regulators can help improve your business.

You can find out more by visiting the BBfA website.

Business Rates

View our Business Rates section for information on registering for and paying your rates.

Fire Safety

Kent Fire & Rescue Service have introduced a new Business Engagement (Fire Safety) Team.

The primary objectives of the team are:

  • To offer greater support to the business economy of Kent 
  • Promote greater business safety awareness
  • Further assist in the reduction of non-domestic fires

The team will assist business owners/responsible persons in carrying out fire risk assessments, and will offer guidance and support towards meeting fire safety responsibilities.

Free advice is available through a wide range of techniques, skills and products such as:

  • One to one advice visits
  • Seminars and workshops 
  • Networking events and groups
  • Seasonal campaigns

For more information on keeping your business safe from fire, visit the Kent Fire & Rescue Service website, or email bet@kent.fire-uk.org

Health and safety

View our Health and safety section for information about inspections, training, RIDDOR accident reports, and how to make a complaint.

Licensing

View our Licensing section to find out how to apply for a licence, or, if you're already a licence holder, you can find information on the various licence services available to you.

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