ONLINE payments can now be accepted from Slough businesses which require a licence or permit.

Slough Borough Council announced businesses can now pay their licence or permit fee online.

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The council’s licensing team will receive a receipt and the payee is given the choice of having an electronic copy of the receipt sent to their email address.

The 27 separate licences such as hackney cab drivers, tattooists, scrap metal dealers, etc., which the council oversees, has its own category through the licensing section on the authority’s website to make sure they are adhering to legal requirements for each of the industries.

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Alan Sinclair, director of adults and community, said: “The council has made it much easier for businesses to pay their legally required licence fees through an online portal.

“This means businesses can remain up to date online.”

You can visit Slough Borough Council’s website for more information about licences here: