Business in Stockton
A range of specialist support for businesses is available through the Council or its partner providers.
Stockton Council is proactively taking on a leadership and co-ordinating role, working with regional and local partners to put measures in place that may help mitigate some of the effects of the economic downturn and be prepared for when the economy improves in the future.
Apply for licences and permits
Stockton Council is responsible for the issue of a wide variety of business licences and permits.
Access supporting information and make online applications.
Business land and premises
Stockton-on-Tees has a wide range of business land and premises readily available in locations across the borough.
Find out more about what's available including start-up business space and the Stockton Business Centre.
Business news, events and networking
Keep up-to-date with the latest business news, events and networking - stories about and affecting businesses across the borough of Stockton-on-Tees.
For the latest news sign-up to our Business Briefing e-mail.
The non-domestic rates, or business rates, collected by local councils are the means by which businesses and others who occupy non-domestic properties make a contribution towards the cost of local services.
Find out more about how business rates are collected and how to pay your business rates.
Business support and advice
Support and advice for those looking to start a business in the borough of Stockton-on-Tees - from business grants to awards and useful organisations.
Selling to the council (contracts and procurement)
Find out about selling to Stockton Council. From how to register your business as a potential supplier to details of current contracts and tenders and our umbrella policies and strategies.
Services for business
Find out more about the services Stockton Council offers business.
Trading Standards and Licencing
The Trading Standards and Licensing Service for Stockton offers many services that help to provide a safe and fair trading environment, which protects both consumers and reputable businesses.
Why Stockton-on-Tees for business?
Our business locations combine inspirational settings with excellent access, infrastructure and support services. Find out more about what Stockton-on-Tees has to offer your business.
Need help or advice?
Get in touch with the Business Development team.
We aim to acknowledge all enquiries within 24 hours and provide a full response within 10 working days.
Business in Stockton
- Apply for licences and permits
- Business land and premises
- Business news, events and networking
- Business projects and initiatives
- Business rates
- Business support and advice
- Selling to the council (contracts and procurement)
- Services for business
- Trading Standards and Licensing
- Why Stockton-on-Tees for business?