Information for new Southampton businesses

If you’re in the process of setting up a new business in Southampton then this page provides a handy checklist of the things you may need to do. Each link will open in a new tab so the list remains open for you.

Southampton is a vibrant and well-connected city, boasting world-class shopping and entertainment, beautiful parks to explore, a rich history to discover and so much more. Southampton is also recognised as a city that is really going places: a city of opportunity.

1 Registering your business SHOW

2 Business rates SHOW

3 Commercial services SHOW

4 Other council business services SHOW

5 Getting the most out of Southampton SHOW

6 Keep up to date SHOW