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Business and licensing news
St Albans City and District Council has defended its stance on reopening St Albans Charter Market in a safe and socially distanced way.
Licenses allowing cafes, pubs and restaurants in St Albans District to make better use of outdoor space are to be fast-tracked to boost trade.
Businesses in St Albans District are urged to take part in an important survey about how they are coping with the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.
A second round of grants are to be awarded to small businesses in St Albans District that have missed out on Government funding for the Covid-19 emergency.
Eight applications for business grants to help with the impact of Covid-19 are being investigated for potential fraud.
Businesses in St Albans District are asked to take part in a survey about the impact of the Covid-19 emergency.
More than £1 million of grants are to be awarded to small businesses in St Albans District that have yet to receive Government funding for the Covid-19 emergency.
Some £14.5 million of grants has already been distributed to St Albans District businesses to help them through the Covid-19 public health emergency.
Hertfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has partnered with FSE CIC to develop the ‘Business Expansion Grant and SME Growth Loan Scheme’ to help accelerate local business growth.
A major effort will take place next year to shape an exciting new future for St Albans City Centre businesses within the Business Improvement District (BID).
Plans to make environmentally-friendly improvements to Rothamsted Park in Harpenden have been submitted for approval.
A man who allowed his van to be used by fly-tippers was ordered to pay almost £700 in fines and legal costs after he was prosecuted by St Albans City and District Council.
Two fly-tippers have been ordered to pay a total of £1,000 for dumping unwanted furniture and other material in St Albans.
A taxi driver who refused to take a wheelchair user has had his licence to work in the St Albans District revoked.