We've developed a tool kit to provide advice and guidance for businesses, including those starting a food business.
The food businesses
Food businesses can include:
- home caterers
- market stalls
- some domestic premises if they are used to store, handle or prepare food
The types of food includes drinks, confectionery and wrapped food. If you run a food business or want to start one, please see the links below for information on what you need to do to comply with the regulations:
- general information
- registering premises
- alcohol licences
- pavement café
- rules and regulations for restaurant businesses
The childcare businesses
Running a childcare business requires compliance with a range of statutory standards. See our information sheet on rules and regulations for opening a childcare business.
The beauty businesses
You will probably need a Special Treatments Licence if you run one of the following services in Harrow:
- nail extensions
- body piercing
- cosmetic piercing
- electric or other special treatments which require sun beds, vapour, sauna or other baths.
For further information and to apply for a licence to operate as a special treatment practitioner in Harrow, please visit our licences section.
Economic developmentAddress: PO Box 1358