Register your business
If you are thinking of setting up a business you will need to register as a Sole Trader, Limited Company or Partnership. You will also need to be aware of rules relating to insurance, licensing, employing people and the type of premises you operate out of. This is all covered by Central Government and can be found in their Set up a business page.
Register for business rates
To see if you need to you need to sign up for business rates or not and what discounts you may be entitled to, please visit our Business rates section.