The Government website that provides details of Government services and information including those for businesses and the self-employed. It includes information on :-
BUSINESS RATES AND BUSINESS PREMISES – Business Rates, Business Rates Relief and Appeals, Fuel Relief, Asbestos Regulations, Business and Commercial waste, CCTV Installation, Choosing a Business Premises, Ending a Commercial Property Lease early, Energy Performance Certificates, Fire Safety, Planning Permission, registering a boat, Renewable Heat Incentives, Renewing a Commercial Property Lease, Renting a Business Property:Tenant Responsibilities, Scaffolding Rules, Water and Sewerage Rates and Work Place Temperatures.
BUSINESS TAX – Registering for Self Assessment, Tax Tribunals, Appeals against Self Assessment Penalties and Tax Bills, VAT, Capital Gains Tax, Capital Allowances, Charities and Tax, Corportation Tax Rates, Corporation Tax, Machine Games Duty.
EXPENSES AND EMPLOYEE BENEFITS – Company Cars, Dispensation for Reporting Non-Taxable Exenpses and Benefits,PAYE Settlement Agreements.
FARMING – Managing the Single Payment Scheme online, Using the Cattle Tracing System(CTS) online, Cross Compliance Self Assessment,Soil Protection Review, Registering for Farm Waste Exemptions online, Applying for Entry Level Stewardship(ELS) online, Nitrate Vulnerable Zone(NVZ) Self Assessment Tool, Electronic Licence to Report Pig Movements, Agricultural Sick Pay, Agricultural Workers’ Rights, Animal Movement Licence(Scotland), Calculating the Agricultural Worker Holiday Entitlement, Cattle Movement Notification(Wales), the Law regarding Farm and Livery Horses, Planning Permission for Farms, Registering a Farm Vehicle, Registering Land with the Rural Land Register, Registration of Cattle Holdings, Rural Payments Agency.
FOOD, CATERING AND RETAIL – Making a HACCP Food Plan, Food Labelling and Packaging, Food Standards Agency, Food Business Registrations, Food Safety -The Law, Importing and Exporting Food, Labelling and Handling Food for International Transport, Sign up for Food Safety Alerts.
FUNDING AND DEBT – Business Finance Explained, Bankruptcy, Claiming Money or Property from a Dissolved Company, Complaining about a Claims Company, Complaining about an Insolvency Practitioner or the Insolvency Service, Contacting the Official Receiver, County Courts Judgments for Debt, Creditor Bankruptcy Petitions, Late Commercial Payments:Charging Interest and Debt Recovery, Making a Count Claim for Money, Options if you are Owed Money, Recovering Property, Recovering Debt elsewhere in the EU, Registering as a Creditor in a Bankruptcy Case, The Insovency Service, Winding up a Company that Owes you Money.
IMPORTS AND EXPORTS – UK Trade Tariff gives information on tax, duty and licences, Information on Starting to Import and Export – tax etc.,Importing and Exporting Food, Importing Plants and Fresh Produce using the Procedure for Electronic Application for Certificates(PEACH), International Commercial Terms(INCOTERMS) used in Contracts, Shipping Dangerous Goods,Taking a Vehicle out of the UK.
LICENCES AND LICENCE APPLICATIONS – Licence Finder, Applying for a Performance Licence, Art Therapist Registration, Boatmaster’s Licence, Food Premises Approval,House of Multiple Occupation Licence, Music Licence for Theatrical Productions, Notification to process Personal Data, Machine Games Duty, Road Occupation Licence for Building Work, Scrap Metal Dealer Registration, Skip Licence, Street Collection Licence, Temporary Events Notice, Chemical and Oil and Gas Licensing.
RUNNING A LIMITED COMPANY – Directors’ Responsibilities, Filing Accounts and Tax Returns, Audit Exemption for Private Limited Companies, Closing a Limited Company, Company Director Disqualification, Director’s Loans, Registering as an Overseas Company, Restarting a Non-Trading or Dormant Company,, Restoring a Dissolved Company, Setting up a Private Limited Company, Striking off a Limited Company from the Companies Register.
SALE OF GOODS AND SERVICES AND DATA PROTECTION – Finding a Local Trading Standards Office to complain about illegal sales activity, Data Protection Rules for Businesses, Doorstep Selling Regulations, Accepting Returns and Giving Refunds, Repair and Replacement, Unfair Contract Terms Act and Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts Regulations, The Law regarding Invoicing, Marketing and Advertising, Offering Credit to Consumers, Online and Distance selling, Product Labelling, Retail Trading Hours and Weights and Measures.
SELLING A BUSINESS AND CLOSING DOWN – Protect a Limited Company from Compulsory Liquidation, Company Voluntary Arrangements, Claiming Money or Property from a Dissolved Company, Closing a Limed Company, Liquidate Your Limited Company, Mergers:When they will be Investigated, Selling a Business, Stop Being Self-Employed, How to Strike off your Limited Company from the Companies Register, Winding Up a Company that owes Money.
SETTING UP – Setting up a Private Limited Company by Registering it at Companies House, Choosing a Legal Structure – Sole Trader, a Business Partnership, or Incorporating a Limited Company, Companies House, Rules for Employment Agencies and Businesses and Entertainment and Modelling Agencies, Register as an Oversea Company, Restarting a Non-Trading or Dormant Company, Setting up a Social Enterprise, Corporation Tax.
TRADEMARKS, COPYRIGHT AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY – How to protect Intellectual Property, Applying for a Patent Online, Registering a Trademark, Searching for a Registered Design, a Trademark or a Patent.
WASTE AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT – Business Waste Management – Duty of Care, Battery Waste – Licences and Regulations, Designated and Protected Areas, Contaminated Land, Disposal of Hazardous Waste and Electrical Waste, Environmental Permits, Green Taxes, Reliefs, and Schemes for Businesses, Hazardous Waste Registration, Packaging Waste – Designer, Producer and Supplier Responsibiities, Preventing Air Pollution, Registering as a Waste Carrier, Running a Landfill Site.
Visit site: www.gov.uk/browse/business