Business Directory


Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants

Chartered Institute of Management Accountants

Chartered Institute of Taxation

Audit Commission

Association of International Accountants

Accounting WEB



Bank of England

Bank of Scotland


Business Account Finder



Lloyds TSB


Royal Bank of Scotland


The Financial Ombudsman


Best practice

Business in the Community

Commission for Racial Equality

Data Protection

DTI Employment Matters

Employment rights guide

Flexible working

Health & Safety Executive

Trading Standards Central

Trading Standards information


Government Information and guidance

The Pensions Act 2008

Pensions Regulator

The Pension Protection Fund

Small business guide to employment practices

Guide to the Data Protection Act 1998

The Employment Equality (Religion or Belief) Regulations 2003

The Employment Equality (Sexual orientation) Regulations 2003

Guide to the National Minimum Wage

Flexible working and work-life balance

The Money Laundering Regulations 2003



British Employment Law

Data Protection

Environmental Legislation



Chartered Management Institute

Better Management



Dept. for Work & Pensions

Pensions at Work

Pension Calculator

Pensions Ombudsman

Pension Protection Fund

The Pensions Regulator

Stakeholder Pensions


Professional institutes

British Chambers of Commerce

Institute for small business & entrepreneurship

Chartered Institute of Marketing

Institute of Directors

Institute for family business


Regulatory bodies and ombudsmen

Better Regulation Executive

Department of Trade and Industry

Office of Fair Trading

Trading Standards


Small business advice

British Chambers of Commerce

Home Business Alliance

Business in the community

Business rates resource

Federation of Small Businesses

Better Payment Practice Group

British Franchise Association


Useful data

Bank holidays

Economic Indicators

Official UK Statistics