Regulation and Compliance

Ensuring your business operates legally and fairly

Knowledge

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What are the Legal Requirements for Business Websites
A review of the basic obligations for businesses online
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An Introduction to Creating a Food Safety Management System
A Food Safety Management System (FSMS) helps a food business operator avoid potential hazards in food preparation and handling.
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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 2019
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.

Resources

Planning - Guidance on when permission is required

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Guidance setting out when planning permission is required and different types of planning permission which may be granted

When-Is-Permission-Required
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Employing staff for the first time - what you need to know

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Get the A to Z guide about employing people including contracts, working hours, health and safety, payrolls. and so on.

​gov.uk/employing-staff
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Free Business Advice HR Support

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Free HR Support and resources for SME's who require support in up skilling and recruiting employees to help their business grow.

Information-For-Employers
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Documents

News

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.
Action Counters Terrorism Strategic Launch
ACT Strategic is a new initiative which aids businesses to explore ways of preventing, managing, and...
Businesses urged to pay suppliers on time or risk ...
Businesses have been warned by the government that they must pay their suppliers on time or face bei...

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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.
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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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