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Business

Our experienced advisers offer support, advice, training and much more to existing businesses and anyone who wants to start one.

Business support

Find out more about our business support offer.

The Lewisham Creative Enterprise Zone

Find out about our Creative Enterprise Zone which aims to connect our creative community and support creative businesses.

Lewisham High Streets Studies

Information on the high streets studies in Lewisham.

Commercial property

We have a wide range of office, retail and commercial space to suit your company’s needs.

Business rates

Business rates are paid by those who occupy non-domestic properties to contribute to the cost of local services

Tenders and contracts

Contracts for a wide variety of works, services and supplies are available for tender each year.

Licences and street trading

Find information about which activities require a licence and how to apply for one.

Food safety, hygiene and standards

Running a food business means that you have a responsibility to protect the health of your customers.

Health and safety

Health and safety covers safe working practices, accidents and their prevention.

Business Awards 2024

The Business Awards are a yearly opportunity to acknowledge the outstanding contribution that local businesses make to the borough.

London Living Wage

Find out about the London Living Wage and how you can claim a discount on your business rates when you become an accredited London Living Wage employer.

Offer an apprenticeship within your company

Together with borough partners, we run a highly successful apprenticeship programme, matching suitable candidates with available opportunities.

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