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

Federation of Small Business (FSB)

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Helping smaller businesses achieve their ambitions.

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GOV.UK

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GOV.UK is an excellent resource for finding information about government services as well as providing advice and guidance for being compliant.

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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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Better Business for All (BBfA)

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Better Business for All (BBfA) brings together businesses and regulators in partnership to improve local regulation delivery.

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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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News

Brexit - No Deal
Temporary rates of customs duty on imports after E...
The temporary rates of customs duty on imports if the UK leaves the EU with no deal.
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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Insights

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