London Borough of Hackney

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

Business support

Hackney Council lists the business support services available to startups and small firms in the borough.
Website: https://hackney.gov.uk/business-advice

Hackney Council provides advice and guidance on business continuity planning.
Tel: 020 8356 2379
Email: businesscontinuityplanning@hackney.gov.uk
Website: https://hackney.gov.uk/business-continuity-management

Business premises

London Borough of Hackney lists council-owned premises available to rent.
Tel: 020 8356 4057
Email: property@hackney.gov.uk
Website: https://hackney.gov.uk/property

Libraries

Hackney libraries are a good source of information and intelligence for startups and small business owners.
Website: https://hackney.gov.uk/libraries

Trading licences

The local licensing team provides information about how to apply for various trading licences.
Website: https://hackney.gov.uk/licensing

Business rates

London Borough of Hackney is responsible for collecting business rates and dealing with any related queries.
Tel: 020 8356 3466
Email: business.rates@hackney.gov.uk
Website: https://hackney.gov.uk/businessrates

Procurement

Hackney Council provides information to help business owners bid for public sector tenders.
Tel: 020 8356 3448
Email: procurement.admin@hackney.gov.uk
Website: https://hackney.gov.uk/tenders

Emergency contacts

London Borough of Hackney provides an out of hours service for emergencies such as:

  • Collapsed or unsafe buildings
  • Traffic accidents
  • Emergency repairs to council-owned property
  • Extreme weather

Tel: 020 8356 2379
Website: https://hackney.gov.uk/emergency-planning

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