Business - support and licensing Business rates Information on annual charges, how to pay, claiming relief or exemption and how to appeal. Land and property Land and property for sale and to let, Development opportunities, Council land ownership enquiries. Licensing St.Helens Council issue a wide range of licenses, ranging from taxi & private hire to alcohol & entertainment. Contracts & tenders All of the information you need regarding contract opportunities and the management of council contracts for supplies and services to the Council . Local economy & regeneration Find out more about what makes St.Helens an excellent choice for locating your business. Trading Standards Impartial advice for traders and consumers to ensure honest and fair business.