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Useful Business Agencies

 
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ACAS – Advisory Conciliation and Arbitration Service Employment disputes
www.acas.org.uk
 
Better Payment Practice Group
Late payment issues
www.payontime.co.uk
 
BSI Group
Inspection standards, product testing, Kitemark accreditation
www.bsi.org.uk
 
Business Link
A service providing practical advice
www.businesslink.gov.uk
 
Community Development Finance Association (cdfa) Financial support to small businesses
www.cdfa.org.uk
 
Companies House
Company accounts, but also maintains a list (freely accessible) of disqualified directors
www.companieshouse.gov.uk
 
Companies Limited Fee-based assistance to register a UK Limited company
www.companies-limited.co.uk
 
Grants and Support Directory
Search for potential sources of assistance with starting up, running or developing your business
www.businesslink.gov.uk
 
Health and Safety Executive
For health and safety compliance 
www.hse.gov.uk
 
HM Revenue & Customs
For information on income tax, capital allowance, National Insurance, customs and excise duty and VAT
www.hmrc.gov.uk
 
Jobcentre Plus
For finding work or seeking employees  
www.direct.gov.uk  
 
NFEA
For advice on the key areas of setting up your business
www.nfea.com
 
Patent Office
Responsible for intellectual property in the UK
www.ipo.gov.uk
 
PERA
Provides businesses with help to develop technological solutions and strategies 
www.pera.com
 
Small Firms Enterprise Development Initiative
Aims to increase the success of small business through access to learning assistance and improving standards of support provision
www.sfedi.co.uk
 
The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
A leading accountancy adviser in the small business community
www.accaglobal.com
 
The Chartered Institute of Patent Agents.
Assistance in finding a patent agent if you need to patent a product
www.cipa.org.uk
 
The Information Commissioner
For overseeing the Data Protection Act 1998 and the Freedom of Information Act 2000 www.informationcommissioner.gov.uk
 
The Patent Office
For granting intellectual property rights
www.patent.gov.uk
 
The Prince's Trust
Supports 18-30-year-olds wishing to launch a start-up business through low-interest loans, business planning, grants and mentors
www.princes-trust.org.uk
 
The Telegraph Business Club
Promotes best practice for growing businesses through up-to-the-minute articles and case studies
www.telegraphbusinessclub.co.uk
 
UK Trade & Investment Government organisation for support of companies in the UK doing business internationally and overseas enterprises seeking to set up or expand in the UK 
www.uktradeinvest.gov.uk

 

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