Regulation and Compliance

Ensuring your business operates legally and fairly

Knowledge

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Introduction to Tax Self-Assessment
This guide describes the tax self-assessment process, who it applies to, and how to register for self-assessment. It also briefly explains the process...
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Food Safety Legislation
Food Safety Legislation applies to any firm that is involved in the production, processing, storage, distribution and sale of food.
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An Introduction to Health & Safety
Every employer must comply with health and safety regulations intended to protect people such as employees, customers or members of the public.
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Environmental Protection Act 1990
A Guide to the Environmental Protection Act 1990 and the obligations of business owners.
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Environmental Regulations - A Guide
Understand environmental regulations and how to manage the impact of your business.

Resources

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Skills Support for the Workforce (SSW)

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Business Plan Template

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Download free business plan templates and find help and advice on how to write your business plan.

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The 'microshop' business model

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Wiltshire Lifestyle boom - how Etsy and Pinterest have spawned the microshop business.

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Strategic Planning

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Strategic planning is an important process that all organisations should undertake. It is essential for clarifying what you want to achieve, for maintaining high quality services for beneficiaries and for ensuring the long-term sustainability of the organisation.

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A to Z Funding Guide

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Starting and growing a business from home

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This guide explains the process of setting up a business from home and covers essentials like rates, insurance and health and safety considerations as well as practical tips.

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News

Excalibur achieves best practice standard
Now a fully accredited ISO 27001 business
Mark Beard stresses need for quality
No need to wait for Government action and regulations
Broad new measures to ensure small businesses get ...
For the first time large businesses could be fined for failing to pay smaller suppliers on time as p...
New powers to fine firms that exploit consumer loy...
Tough new powers for competition watchdog to fine businesses directly who have broken consumer law.
Community News
Vectura wins $89.7m damages from GlaxoSmithKline
The jury also found that GSK’s infringement was wilful
Business Continuity Awareness Week 2019
Monday 13 May through to Friday 17 May 2019.

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Insights

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Protect your small business from cyber crime
These 6 simple actions will help protect your business from cyber crime.
We will use our powers to protect pension savers
By Darren Ryder, Director of Automatic Enrolment at TPR
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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