Regulation and Compliance

Ensuring your business operates legally and fairly

Knowledge

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Top 10 mistakes employers make when paying the National Minimum Wage
Avoid making mistakes with this list of the most common reasons that cause underpayment.
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Tax Deadlines in 2018
There are five main types of tax that are relevant to firms: income tax, corporation tax, National Insurance (NI), Value Added Tax (VAT) and Capital G...
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Product Packaging Regulations - Guide
Any business that supplies or sells packaged products must ensure that the packaging complies with product packaging regulations. These cover issues s...
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An Introduction to Business Regulations when Starting Up
This guide identifies the major business regulations and obligations that will affect the start up of a new business.
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Tax relief and incentives for businesses
As part of the overall funding landscape, there are plenty of government schemes and incentives available to businesses.
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Health & Safety
This introductory guide explains the main steps that must be taken to ensure that an employer complies with health and safety regulations.

Resources

Federation of Small Business (FSB)

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Helping smaller businesses achieve their ambitions.

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GOV.UK

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GOV.UK is an excellent resource for finding information about government services as well as providing advice and guidance for being compliant.

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Policies and Consultations

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This section contains links to national policies, as well as national and local consultations and other useful links, such as the Business, Energy & Industrial strategy, work and pensions, international trade, environment, food and rural affairs.

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Better Business for All (BBfA)

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Better Business for All (BBfA) brings together businesses and regulators in partnership to improve local regulation delivery.

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The Health and Safety Executive (HSE)

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The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is responsible for health and safety regulation in Great Britain. It publishes guidance on the health and safety obligations of employers. Tel: 0300 003 1747

www.hse.gov.uk
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Policies & Data

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This page covers localised data, as well as showing you Wiltshire Council's and government polices, research and publications.

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News

Brexit - No Deal
Temporary rates of customs duty on imports after E...
The temporary rates of customs duty on imports if the UK leaves the EU with no deal.
Government announces new Code of Practice to tackl...
A package of 12 announcements has been launched today to tackle sexual harassment at work, including...
Safer online shopping and selling for Internationa...
Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) calls on sellers to take proper responsibility for ch...
Launch of the online toolbox for SME's using or co...
Tony Porter launches his online toolbox, a collection of resources to help you comply with the surve...
Government and CMA to research targeting of consum...
Research commissioned to look at the practice of retailers targeting online shoppers
FSB sets out plan to help high street businesses t...
A freeze on business rates, increased free town centre parking and safeguards around access to cash ...

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Insights

We will use our powers to protect pension savers
By Darren Ryder, Director of Automatic Enrolment at TPR
Protect your small business from cyber crime
These 6 simple actions will help protect your business from cyber crime.
5 Reason why Entrpreneurs need to focus on Cybersecurity
When you hear of a new cybersecurity threat on the news, what type of business do you think is most likely to be the victim of an attack?

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