Regulation and Compliance

Ensuring your business operates legally and fairly

Knowledge

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Tax relief and incentives for businesses
As part of the overall funding landscape, there are plenty of government schemes and incentives available to businesses.
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Health & Safety
This introductory guide explains the main steps that must be taken to ensure that an employer complies with health and safety regulations.
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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.

Resources

Federation of Small Business (FSB)

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Helping smaller businesses achieve their ambitions.

fsb.org.uk
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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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Policies, consultations, and other useful links from Work Wiltshire

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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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Documents

News

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Monday 13 May through to Friday 17 May 2019.
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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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