Regulation and Legislation
There are numerous legal obligations and regulatory requirements attached to running a business, and these are accompanied by a vast array of ‘best practice’ issues to address. If you are encountering difficulties keeping up-to-date with legislation, use the links and tools below to ensure you consistently have access to the most current information.
Accommodation Know How, has been written especially for accommodation providers, by VisitEngland, this book makes complying with legislation and keeping up to date with changes easy. The book is available to purchase from VisitEngland, please contact [email protected]
Support and advice for anyone considering developing their accommodation or attraction
Tourist attractions and facilities that are members can apply for brown and white tourism signage on the highway.
Food Standards Agency
The Food Standards Agency is concerned with the whole food industry
The legislation around discrimination that businesses need to comply with.
Businesses must have Employers’ Liability (EL) insurance as soon as you become an employer
HM Revenue & Customs
HMRC provide support and information on National Insurance and tax issues for small and medium businesses.
Health & Safety Executive
Good practice in health and safety is good for your business – and it’s the law!
Worcestershire Regulatory Services
Worcestershire Regulatory Services (WRS) provide a County wide service for issues relating to Trading Standards, Environmental Health and Licensing.