London Borough of Brent

London Borough of Brent provides advice, support and information to startups and established firms in Brent.

Business Support Fund

The Brent Council Business Support Fund supports local businesses to access digital technology and develop their online presence. Subject to requirements, support includes access to a digital device, connectivity, a Microsoft package, bespoke skills and training, a marketplace and e-commerce platform. Eligible businesses must be trading in Brent and have less than 50 employees.

Business support

Brent Council provides signposting to sources of business support, funding and events for startups and small firms in the borough.

Business premises

London Borough of Brent lists council-owned land and premises available to rent or buy.


Brent libraries are a good source of information and intelligence for startups and small business owners.

Trading licences

The local licensing team provides information about how to apply for various trading licences.

Business rates

Brent Council is responsible for collecting business rates and dealing with any related queries.


London Borough of Brent spends more than £400 million per annum on services, supplies and works. It provides advice and information to help business owners bid for public sector contracts.

Sustainability and climate action

Brent Council provides advice to help local businesses reduce their carbon footprint and deliver efficiency savings.

Emergency contacts

Brent Council provides an out-of-hours service for emergencies such as:

  • Emergency repairs to council-owned property.
  • Street and pavement issues such as traffic lights, streetlights and blocked drains.
  • Noise nuisances.

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