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Coronavirus (COVID-19)
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Browse: Business and self-employed
Setting up
Includes self-employment and starting a business
Business tax
Includes Corporation Tax, Capital Gains Tax, Construction Industry Scheme (CIS) and VAT
Business finance and support
Finding finance, business support, writing a business plan
Running a limited company
Includes registering, setting up, company accounts and tax returns
Expenses and employee benefits
Includes company cars and paying tax on employee benefits
Business debt and bankruptcy
Includes bankruptcy, insolvency and recovering debt
Business premises and business rates
Includes leases, renting, planning permission, waste and appeals
Food, catering and retail
Labelling and handling food, transporting, food safety
Includes moving goods in the EU and commodity codes
Exporting and doing business abroad
Includes moving goods in the EU and commodity codes
Licences and licence applications
Applying for licences for events and businesses
Selling your business and closing down
Stopping self-employment, winding up or liquidating a limited company
Sale of goods and services and data protection
Includes regulations for online retailers, offering credit and Trading Standards
Childcare providers
Includes registering as a childcare provider
Farming business
Health and safety, registering and licensing animals, compliance tools, rights and pay
Managing waste, health and safety, regulations
Patents, trade marks, copyright and designs
Includes registering, protecting and applying for designs and patents
Waste and environmental impact
Includes waste management plans, hazardous waste and preventing pollution
Scientific research and development
Includes funding and support scheme guidance
Generating energy
Funding, regulations and guidance for energy providers and operators
Maritime vessels and work at sea
Includes health and safety onboard, crew, registering vessels
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