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Last Modified March 25, 2020

Business rates 

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

Local land and address management

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The local land and address management team are responsible for the local land and street naming and numbering functions at Hertsmere. 


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


Property and Asset Management

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

Coronavirus Business Closures


Non-essential businesses and premises must now shut. Information about a list of businesses and premises that must remain closed

Coronavirus Business Closures

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Supporting Hertsmere's economic bounce-back

Supporting Hertsmere's economic bounce-back
Changes to planning regulations which protect some of Hertsmere's major employment sites have been formally adopted - a step which could prove key to the borough's economic recovery following lockdown.

Coronavirus update: Advice and information for businesses

Coronavirus update: Advice and information for businesses
A range of advice and support is available to Hertsmere businesses about the financial measures which the Government has put in place during the national coronavirus shutdown.

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