LINKS

If they’re informative or just cool, you’ll probably find them here

If you’d like to see others added to the list, drop us an email with your suggestions.

Selling goods and services to consumers

Chartered Trading Standards Institute (government backed)

http://www.tradingstandards.uk/home.cfm

http://www.businesscompanion.info/

Guidance on Consumer Law

The Competition and Markets Authority took over consumer protection from the OFT and adopted many of its guidance 

https://www.gov.uk/competition/consumer-protection

Companies House

Incorporates and dissolves limited companies, registers the information companies are legally required to supply, and makes that information available to the public. It’s an executive agency, sponsored by the Department of Business, Innovation & Skills.

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/companies-house

Data Protection

The Information Commissioners Office (ICO) is an independent authority set up to deal with data protection issues.

Home page

https://ico.org.uk/ 

Check out the Guidance Index for organisations

https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/guidance-index/

Intellectual property

The Intellectual Property Office is the official government body responsible for intellectual property rights.

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/intellectual-property-office 

Charity Commission

Registers and regulates charities in England and Wales, to ensure that the public can support charities with confidence.

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/charity-commission/

 

Any links you'd like us to add?