Regulation and Compliance

Ensuring your business operates legally and fairly

Knowledge

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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.
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Regulations Covering Lifting and Manual Handling in the Workplace
This guide explains the requirements of the Regulations and provides information about how to comply with them.

Resources

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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Food safety in Swindon -Keeping you up-to-date

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Are you aware that the Food Standards Agency regularly issue alerts advising people of food product recall notices? These alerts notify the public of foods which may pose a food safety or food allergen risk to consumers and the decision to remove these from distribution and sale. Sometimes these foods may have already been purchased. From time to time we will also highlight some of the particular high profile notices so please follow us on Twitter for those.

swindon.gov.uk/info/20088/food_safety
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Wiltshire Council

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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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Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service

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Acas (Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service) is an organisation that offers practical, independent and impartial help to employers, employees and their representatives by providing information and advice, preventing or resolving disputes, and settling complaints about employees' rights without the need for an employment tribunal hearing. Tel: 0845 747 4747

acas.org.uk
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Swindon Borough Council

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Public Sector Land for sale

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News

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New changes to encourage small businesses to apply...
The government is announcing tough new measures to level the playing field for smaller businesses bi...

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Insights

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?