We believe St Albans District is a good place to do business. The area has significant strengths including its proximity to London and excellent transport links, as well as having a highly skilled workforce and high quality of life. Many major companies have already recognised the benefits of being based here. Find out more.
St Albans City & District Council provides many specific services to help businesses. Below are links to these services and those provided by other organisations.
As well as providing these services, the Council is also working with partners to improve the district's economy.
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People who occupy non-domestic properties such as shops, factories, offices and warehouses are charged Business Rates, otherwise known as National Non-Domestic Rates (NNDR).
Health and safety
Health and safety in approximately 3,000 premises; include offices, shops, warehouses, consumer services and entertainment venues.
Starting up a business
HM Revenue & Customs’ interactive Tax Widget gives quick, easy-to-use advice on everything you need to know about tax when starting your own business.