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Last Modified February 02, 2017

Business rates 

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Business rates are collected by us but then paid into a national fund held by central Government.

Land charges & Business

A photograph of houses in Hertsmere

Land charges are restrictions or legal obligations which are placed on a building or plot of land. 


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Licences are needed for a wide range of activities. We deal with issuing and enforcing licences.


Commercial properties

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Information about the property we own and our assets, including Elstree Studios and council owned garaged.


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Changes to business rates to implement budget measures

Changes to business rates to implement budget measures
Press release about business rates budget measures

Start the day with apprenticeships

Start the day with apprenticeships
Hertsmere business owners and managers can learn how to make the most of a new tax aimed at encouraging more apprenticeships at a free business breakfast this month.

Rents for commercial premises

Rents for commercial premises
Statement about the rents payable for commercial premises in the borough

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