London Borough of Croydon

Business and investment

Business and investment services & information

  • Discretionary grant fund

    The scheme is now closed to new applications. We are currently working on extending the scheme to allow other businesses to apply. If you have already applied for a discretionary grant, you will get a response within 20 working days of when you applied.

  • Business rates

    Includes business rate payments; reducing your business rates and more

  • Croydon Means Business

    Croydon Means Business continues to showcase  Croydon as a great place to grow a business and to inspire further innovation among the borough’s business community by providing events, including networking, training and lobbying activities. This follows  the  inaugural Croydon Year for Business in 2018.

  • Markets

    Information about markets in and around Croydon.

  • Business support and advice

    Croydon is redefining life on the edge of London. Just 15 minutes from central London and Gatwick Airport, the borough is the meeting place of town and country; and a hotspot of business growth and tech innovation.

  • Food safety and food hygiene

    Includes food safety and food hygiene advice for business, complaints about a food business, food inspections, food business registration and approval.

  • Health and safety

    Includes reporting work-related accidents; health and safety prosecutions and more

  • Croydon learning and development consultancy

    Provides learning and development services to partner organisations in revenues and benefits.

  • Licences, permits and registrations

    Includes viewing and making applications for gambling, alcohol and other licences and more

  • The premier supplier programme (PSP)

    Find out more about the premier supplier programme (PSP). An early payment initiative our suppliers can sign up for.

  • Trading standards

    Includes consumer advice; complaints; business advice and more

  • Regulatory services enforcement policy

    Our approach to enforcement within pollution, occupational safety and licensing, food safety and trading standards.

  • Procurement, tenders and contracts

    How to access the council's business opportunities and where to find details of the existing contracts.

  • The Croydon Good Employer Charter

    The Croydon Good Employer Charter aims to boost the local economy through support to the local supply chain, creation of job opportunities and ensuring employees are paid a fair wage.

  • South London Commissioning Programme

    The partnership programme is made of of 10 south London boroughs who commission good quality placements within the SEN sector, secure cost efficiencies and assist the boroughs with achieving the best outcomes for their children and young people with SEN.

  • Sundry Debt Invoices

    The Corporate Debt Recovery Service is responsible for the recovery of all sundry debts owing to the council, to maximize cashflow and continue to provide services to our residents.

  • Evening and Night Time action plan

    Our 6 till late economy is about creating culture and opportunity – it’s an important part of what makes Croydon a great place to live and work.