Further resources to support SMEs from BEIS

In response to the demand for further resources to support SMEs, the link below is a toolkit aimed at SMEs to help identify the decisions and actions needed to continue trading with the EU and the EFTA. This link below…

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Guidance – Business Travel to Europe for Work

There are new rules in place for business travel to Europe for work. Whether you’re attending a conference or providing services, new rules apply. You will need to check the rules for each of the European Member States that you…

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Is Your Consumer Protection Scheme Worth Paying For?

QANW the record straight around consumer protections schemes and explains what contractors need to check when they are looking for policies. The world of consumer protection isn’t always clear, especially if you start looking into the small print and disclaimers….

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Covid-19: Step-by-step plan announced to ease restrictions in England

The Prime Minister, Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP, announced to Parliament on Monday 22 February, the government’s roadmap to cautiously ease lockdown restrictions in England. It published a four-step roadmap to ease restrictions across England and provide a route back…

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ICO – New data sharing code of practice published

The Information Commissioner’s Officer has produce a new Data Sharing Code of Practice, which provides clear guidance for organisations and businesses on how to share data lawfully. In summary, this is a statutory code of practice prepared under section 121…

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£8 million government boost for manufacturers across England to go digital

Funding for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) to help them modernise, go digital and create new jobs. SMEs across England to benefit from £8 million to adopt cutting-edge, digital technology Projects supported to date include the world’s first smart black…

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New UK IPO trademark classes service now available

The new service can help search for the goods and services needed when applying to register a UK trademark. When applying to register a UK trademark, you may use the UK classification system to specify the goods and/or services you…

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Government announces NEW £20 million SME Brexit Support Fund

The £20 million SME Brexit Support Fund, offers support to help small businesses adjust to new customs procedures, rules of origin, and VAT rules when trading with the EU. SMEs who trade only with the EU, and are therefore new…

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Business Regulation Survey

The Better Regulation Executive would like to invite small businesses to take part in a short research session to share what businesses are struggling with when trying to implement business regulations. You’ll receive an incentive for taking part. If you’d…

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BEIS Research Study for Small businesses in the Food Retail Sector

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy are looking for people who work in or own a small business in the UK food retail sector to participate in a research study about business regulations and compliance. We are looking…

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Guidance: Do you move goods to Northern Ireland?

This year, as we mark the centenary of Northern Ireland, we need no reminder about its integral place within our United Kingdom. Our trade deal with the EU and the additional agreement known as the Northern Ireland Protocol has safeguarded…

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Sustainability Agreements: CMA Issues Information for Businesses

The CMA has issued information to help businesses achieve environmental sustainability goals whilst staying on the right side of competition law. One of the ways in which businesses are striving to meet climate change targets or other environmental objectives is…

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