Regulation and Compliance

Ensuring your business operates legally and fairly

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Knowledge

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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.
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Redundancy Legislation & Procedure
This guide gives an overview of an employee's legal rights, and the procedures that employers should be following throughout the redundancy process.
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Introduction to Intellectual Property Rights
This guide provides brief descriptions of UK and European IP rights.
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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.

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

The ten point plan for a green industrial revoluti...
The ten point plan sets out the approach government will take to build back better, support green jo...
PM outlines his Ten Point Plan for a Green Industr...
Prime Minister Boris Johnson outlines his Ten Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution for 250,0...
Avian influenza (bird flu) national prevention zon...
An Avian Influenza Prevention Zone has been declared across England, Scotland and Wales.
Government launches Export Growth Plan to help bus...
A package of measures to help businesses in England build back better following the pandemic has bee...
Warnings over storing employee data after H&M hit ...
HRreview asked professionals how employers can ensure they do not breach the General Data Protection...
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