Your Best Sources of Help and Advice for Your UK Business
You’re not on your own when setting up or running a business. The following organisations in the UK offier a wealth of information and expertise if you need help from filling in your tax forms to recruiting people or setting up your business finance system.
Business Link is the government’s small business service with offices in most big towns and cities and advisers with the whole range of business expertise. Call 0845-600-9 006.
The Federation of Small Businesses offers various services including a legal helpline. Call 01253-336-000.
The Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS) is an invaluable source of help to business. Call 0845-747-47 47.
Job Centre Plus offices are helpful on recruitment and employing people with disabilities. Visit the website or your local office.
The Disability Rights Commission Helpline, call 08457-622-633.
The Women and Equality Unit can help on equal pay.
Health and Safety Executive or call the infoline on 08453-450-055.
Inland Revenue or call your local office.
The Information Commissioner gives help on the Data Protection Act. Call 01625-545-745 (England), 0131-225-6341 (Scotland), 02920-894-929 (Wales), or 02890-511-270 (Northern Ireland).