Regulation and Compliance

Ensuring your business operates legally and fairly

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Knowledge

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Selling Goods Online
In this guide, we outline the legal requirements for traders selling goods (products or digital content) online.
Business Continuity Planning
This article explains how to make a continuity plan to ensure that a business can operate as effectively as possible if a serious incident occurs.
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Apply for more time to file your company’s accounts
How to request an extension to your Companies House filing deadline if an unplanned event stops you filing your accounts.
Setting up and Running a Payroll System
A brief guide to payroll systems
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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.

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

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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.

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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.

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Documents

News

Don't ignore Cyber Security and your business
Tell us about Cyber Security and your business.
Launch of digital tools for traders
Two digital tools on gov.uk launched to provide information to businesses exporting goods in and out...
Free Cyber Security Health Check for Businesses an...
Are you concerned about the Cyber Security of your small business or charity?
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...

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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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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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