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South Gloucestershire Council

South Gloucestershire Council is the unitary authority formed from the previous districts of Kingswood and Northavon, and part of the former County of Avon.

Area Served: South Glos

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Business Rates Advice

South Gloucestershire Council pages offer guidance and signposting to support local businesses with understanding business rates.

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Invest in South Glos - Business Support workshops

Find out more about events and workshops available to existing businesses, new investors to the area and start-ups in South Gloucestershire.

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Business and Commercial Waste

Any waste that comes from a commercial activity is business waste. If you use part of your home to run your business then any waste from that part is business waste. You will need to contract your ...

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Environmental Health Advice

Businesses have a duty of care to ensure that they do not cause short or long term damage to our environment. Many business activities are carefully regulated to ensure this doesn't happen. Furthermor...

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Fairtrade for Businesses

Fairtrade is good for your business; it tells people you are a fair and ethical business and is an excellent addition to your CSR commitments.

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Health & Safety Advice

Health and safety management can seem daunting but should be a straightforward part of managing your business as a whole. It involves practical steps that protect people from harm and at the same time...

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Help with Finding Commercial Property

South Gloucestershire Council can help you find commercial premises in the area - from a small workshop to office space.

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Licensing Advice

Licensing advice Before you can start operating certain types of businesses you must obtain a licence. Your local authority’s licensing team can signpost you to the licences that are relevant to y...

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Invest in South Glos - Local Business Networks

Access and information on local business networking groups within South Gloucestershire.

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Invest in South Glos - Meeting and Conference Venues

South Gloucestershire Council have compiled a comprehensive list of local meeting places and conference venues.

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Planning Advice

If you are planning to carry out any building work on your business premises you will need to check and see if you need planning permission. Your local council’s website will have a lot of informa...

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Invest in South Glos - Business Grants

Search for business grants in South Gloucestershire using the Open 4 Business online portal.

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Invest in South Glos - Retail Centres

To support businesses to prosper and grow, South Gloucestershire Council provides practical support to its town centres and high streets.

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Invest in South Glos - Recruitment support

South Gloucestershire Job Centre Plus offers employers a complete recruitment process from the issue of application forms through to candidate sift and shortlist.

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Trading Standards Advice

Your local trading standards team assist businesses seeking information about their legislative duties and promote compliance with trade regulations on a wide range of matters. These include: • Wha...

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Invest in South Glos - Enterprise Areas

There are three world class Enterprise Areas in South Gloucestershire (between Bristol and Bath). Learn more about each and how they support key industry sectors within the region.

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Invest in South Glos - Employment advice

South Gloucestershire Council have compiled further information and resources on apprenticeship schemes, training and skills initiatives within the area.

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Ask the Library Service - South Gloucestershire

The South Gloucestershire Library Enquiry Centre offers a range of business information solutions to support existing and new businesses.

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Fire and Safety

Avon Fire & Rescue service provide emergency and protection services to the communities of Bath and North East Somerset, Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire. While firefighting has tr...

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