Whatever your business, the FSB will work for you. We are the UK’s largest campaigning pressure group promoting and protecting the interests of the self-employed and owners of small firms. Formed in 1974, we now has 200,000 members across 33 regions and 194 branches.Visit Website
Formed in November 1907 to ‘further the interest of businesses in the area ensuring positive growth and development’. Over one hundred years later we are still committed to these objectives and aim to be a ‘voice’ for our members. And we have some fun too!Visit Website
“Workplace pensions are here. Act now. It’s the law.” The Pensions Regulator – 07.01.2015.
The introduction of the workplace pension means that employers must provide employees with a pension scheme and automatically enrol qualifying employees into this scheme. For more information about how this impacts your business…..Visit Website
The only voluntary self-regulatory body for the UK franchise industry, with a standards based approach to membership. Its aim is to promote ethical franchising practice in the UK and help the industry develop credibility, influence and favourable circumstance for growth. As a result one of the bfa’s main jobs is to help potential franchisees recognise the good, the bad, and the ugly franchise opportunities for what they are. Another is to help businesses involved in franchising to secure their own position amongst the “good” franchises.Visit Website
We believe St Albans District is a good place to do business. The area has significant strengths including its proximity to London and excellent transport links, as well as having a highly skilled workforce and high quality of life. St Albans City & District Council provides many specific services to help businesses.Visit Website
Start Your Own Business contains information and advice but, unlike other start-up sites, it also contains details of LOCAL organisations who can help you. The firms listed on each page have declared themselves to be ‘new business friendly’ and will welcome your enquiries.Visit Website
Acas offers advice and information on a wide range of workplace issues to try and help employees and employers to solve their problems at work. This includes providing information on rights at work, changes in employment law and the best way to develop positive and productive working relations.Visit website