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Compliance Information

Please ensure your business is compliant with the latest government legislation and codes of best practice. We hope you find the links below of use.

All business owners who are either selling or buying a business should ensure they are compliant with the latest mandatory criteria.

Health & Safety Executive

http://www.hse.gov.uk/business/must-do.htm

Disability Discrimination Act & Equality Act 2010

http://www.equalities.gov.uk/pdf/GEO_EqualityLaw_Business_acc2.pdf

Latest fire safety information

http://www.communities.gov.uk/fire/firesafety/firesafetylaw

Asbestos Information

http://www.hse.gov.uk/asbestos

Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC) Energy Efficiency Scheme

http://www.environment-agency.gov.uk/business/topics/pollution/98263.aspx

Commercial EPC’s – Document explaining which premises require them

http://www.communities.gov.uk/documents/planningandbuilding/pdf/995136.pdf

Food Hygiene Legislation and Guidelines (if you prepare and sell food on your premises)

http://www.food.gov.uk/foodindustry/regulation/hygleg

Depending on the type of business you are buying or selling or indeed operating you should ensure where appropriate you have followed the up to date guidance of your regulatory body.

Sector Specifics

Care Quality Commission (Care Home/Nursing Home Sector)

http://www.cqc.org.uk

CSSIW (Care Homes – Wales)

http://wales.gov.uk/cssiwsubsite/newcssiw/?lang=en

Ofsted (Nursery/Day Care Sector)

http://www.ofsted.gov.uk

Post Office – Sub-postmaster registration (Post Office Sector)

http://www.ukpo.com

Alcohol Licenses (Premises Licenses and Personal Licenses for Hotels, Public Houses, Restuarants, Café’s etc)

http://www.businesslink.gov.uk/bdotg/action/detail?itemId=1074441915&type=RESOURCES

Animal Boarding Kennels – Licensing requirements with local authority (Cattery / Kennels)

http://www.businesslink.gov.uk/bdotg/action/ercSectorsDetails?itemId=1076920497