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Business and investment

Business rates

Pay your business rates, rates relief, exemptions, statistics, if you don’t pay and how business rates are calculated.

Doing business with North East Lincolnshire Council

Contracts and tenders, awarded contracts, social value and Buy for Northern Lincolnshire.

Trading standards

Business advice, fair trading, food and feed, weights and measures, consumer rights, age restricted sales, report loan sharks, sign up to the Buy with Confidence scheme and find a registered trader.

Our business centres and business units

Meeting and conference room hire and facilities, business packages and enquiry forms.

Cleethorpes seafront stalls and concessions

Available stalls and concessions on Cleethorpes Seafront and submit an online expression of interest.

Start and grow your own business

Advice for starting a new business or going self-employed, support to help with your new business grow, available funding, recruitment, skills, job roles and training.

Investment and regeneration projects

Details of the areas big investment and regeneration projects

Town Deal

Information about the Towns Fund and the Greater Grimsby Board

NEL Economic Recovery Plan

The steps being taken to support our local businesses, create employment opportunities and help to reshape our future economy.

Support for businesses

Loans and grants, regional growth funding and Greater Lincolnshire local enterprise partnership loan funding.


Information and assistance you need to invest and grow in our area.

Cultural Development Fund Grimsby Creates

A new programme of international events and public art to revive the town centre, provide a business support programme for local creative businesses and create new production facilities in the town’s historic centre.