Do you need a business license?

We get many companies contact us to ask if they need a license in order to start-up or operate their business. If you are running a food preparation type business, almost certainly you will need a license in order to do so. But how about a recruitment agency, or even a dating web site?

Both of those for example would likely need to register with the Information Commissioner for data protection. Then there is the question of how do you apply for these licenses and who do you contact to do so.

Well, good news. There is now a site where you can input your type of business and it will not only suggest which licenses you need, but also who to contact: 


Online tool for finding business licenses