Regulation and Compliance

Ensuring your business operates legally and fairly

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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Selling Goods Online
In this guide, we outline the legal requirements for traders selling goods (products or digital content) online.
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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.

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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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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Documents

News

Government announces new Code of Practice to tackl...
A package of 12 announcements has been launched today to tackle sexual harassment at work, including...
Safer online shopping and selling for Internationa...
Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) calls on sellers to take proper responsibility for ch...
Launch of the online toolbox for SME's using or co...
Tony Porter launches his online toolbox, a collection of resources to help you comply with the surve...
Government and CMA to research targeting of consum...
Research commissioned to look at the practice of retailers targeting online shoppers
FSB sets out plan to help high street businesses t...
A freeze on business rates, increased free town centre parking and safeguards around access to cash ...
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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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