Regulatory Services and useful contacts

There are numerous departments within Sefton Council that you as a business may need to deal with. Some of the regulatory departments are listed below, if you require any more information then please contact the InvestSefton Growth Hub on 0151 934 3452 and we can point you in the right direction.

Business rates – Business Rates are a local tax collected by local authorities and contributes towards the cost of local services.

Business Support and Investment– Investsefton

Licensing and Registration

Trading Standards

Tenders and Contracts

Pay and invoice from the Council   – Information on paying an invoice from the Council.

Sefton ways to work ILM Programme -This is an exciting new programme giving businesses an opportunity to enhance their workforce by offering funded jobs to local unemployed and workless residents.

Business Improvement Districts – Business ratepayers in Southport have voted in favour of a Southport Town Centre Business Improvement District.

Commercial Property – See investsefton property search facility

 Health and Safety

Food hygiene advice for businesses

Food hygiene ratings

Commercial waste

Security Service- Sefton Arc –