Links & phone numbers

Government Bodies and Associations to help you with your business:

H M REVENUE & CUSTOMS
For information about UK Customs and Taxation.
www.hmrc.gov.uk

BRITISH CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE
Representing UK business interests around the world.
www.britishchambers.org.uk

BUSINESS LINK
Self-help portal for action-focused information for small and medium businesses, linking to all relevant ministries and departments.
www.businesslink.gov.uk

COMPANIES HOUSE
Information from compliance to forming a new company.
www.companieshouse.gov.uk//index.shtml

THE PENSIONS REGULATOR
Information on the Pensions Act and the law regarding workplace pensions. www.thepensionsregulator.gov.uk

www.workplacepensions.gov.uk

DEPARTMENT FOR BUSINESS, INNOVATION AND SKILLS
Offers information on a range of services provided by the Department of Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform specifically to help small businesses.
www.bis.gov.uk

THE MONEY ADVICE SERVICE
This is set up by the Government to offer free and impartial money advice for everyone. www.moneyadviceservice.org.uk

EMPLOYING PEOPLE
Existing Employers
All aspects of National Insurance, including Statutory Sick Pay, Maternity Pay, Stakeholder Pensions, and PAYE.
0300 200 3200

New Employers
All aspects of National Insurance including income tax and payroll.
0300 200 3211

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
Patent Office
Patents, designs, trademarks and copyrights.
www.ipo.gov.uk