Running a business from home
You may need permission or separate insurance to run a home business.
You will also need to check if you have to pay business rates.
To run a business from your home, you may need permission from your:
- mortgage provider or landlord
- local planning office - eg if you’re planning on making major alterations to your home
- local council - eg if you’re going to get lots of customers or deliveries, you want to advertise outside your home or if you need a licence to run your business