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Run a business from home | Birmingham City Council

Key announcements

Coronavirus remains a serious health risk. It’s important to stay cautious and help protect yourself and others. Please continue to follow national government advice. A heat-health alert has been issued by Public Health England. Follow our advice on dealing with a heatwave.

Run a business from home

You may need separate insurance to run a business from home. You’ll also need to check if you have to pay business rates.

To run a business from your home, you may also need:

Find out more about running a business from home on GOV.UK.

If someone is causing a nuisance by running a business from home, you can report it to us.

Running a business from your council home

If you live in a council home then you need to request permission from the council to run a business from home.

Use our Permissions and alterations form to submit your request to run a business from home.

Request permission to run a business from your council home