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Company Information
Copyright
Consultancy
Data Protection
E-business & Technology
Employment
Exhibitions & Shows
Export & Overseas Travel
Health & Safety at Work
Legislation, New and Impending
Mail Services
Market Research & Statistics
Self Employment
Taxation
Trade Marks
Training
Telephone Services
Value Added Tax


Beechwood Associates useful links are compiled for the convenience of Clients and Associates. No recommendation is intended towards service providers included in our listings and users should take professional advice to verify the suitability and accuracy of information relative to their own circumstances.

Useful links will be reviewed and updated monthly, Next month we will be including additional information sources specific to Marketing. So, expand your links and add www.beechwoodassociates.com to your ‘favourites’ now.

   


Information

Business Advice & Development


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Comprehensive site covering start-up, development and buying and selling a business. Links to 45 local operators. Midland operators with local case studies and events :

www.businesslink.gov.uk

Guide to starting your own business

www.inlandrevenue.gov.uk/startingup


Company Information

Legal requirements, forms, useful guides and company search.

 


www.companieshouse.gov.uk


Pay as you go’ online access to company reports in USA and Europe. Site promotes ‘free’ access to very few companies.

www.carolworld.com


Consultancy

Where else ?

 


www.beechwoodassociates.com


Copyright

What you need to know about copyright and recent European directives.




www.patent.gov.uk


Data Protection

Understand Data Protection better than most with booklets from the office of the commissioner.




www.informationcommissioner.gov.uk


E-business & Technology

Advice and consultancy from on effective use of technology, web sites and getting your message across.




www.nb2bc.co.uk


Employment

A-Z of employment advice for employers and employees. Order useful publications and guides or book local seminars /briefings.




www.acas.org.uk


Exhibitions & Shows

Complete listing of all UK shows trade fairs and exhibitions. Search
on events, venues and dates.




www.exhibitions.co.uk


Export & Overseas Travel

The site for Exporters, the A -Z. Everything from Export data to missions
trade fairs and links to overseas web-sites.





www.trade.uktradeinvest.gov.uk

Export country profiles, overseas travel advice and consular services.

www.fco.gov.uk

Exporters requirements for intrastat reporting and duty schedules.

www.hmce.gov.uk

Health & Safety at Work

Comprehensive coverage of health and safety advice and COSHH




www.hse.gov.uk


Legislation, New and Impending

Definitive source of legislation and
government literature, particularly new legislation.





www.hmso.gov.uk


Mail Services

Print your own stamps, set up a Smart Stamp account or purchase post code
software and mailing lists. Much more.




www.royalmail.co.uk

Frustrated by junk mail ? Register with the mailing preference service.

www.mpsonline.org.uk


Market Research and Statistics

Extensive site for UK government and
government statistics and demographics.





www.statistics.gov.uk


UK import and Export Statistics by
Commodity (S.I.T.C).


www.uktradeinfo.com


Self Employment

Register with the I.R. manage your N.I. and order an excellent guide to start-up.




www.inlandrevenue.gov.uk/startingup

Employed through a Service Company ?

www.inlandrevenue.gov.uk/IR35


Taxation

Comprehensive source for all matters tax and National Insurance. Company, personal, self assessment. Useful search facility, easily download PDF literature.




www.inlandrevenue.gov.uk


Telephone Services

Free Directory Enquires
for residential and business. 10 free searches per day.
You can also check
correct addresses/ postcodes.




www.bt.com

Comprehensive business telephone directory with industry listings.

www.yell.co.uk

Getting too many promotional calls? Register with the telephone preference service.

www.tpsonline.org.uk


Trade Marks

Trade marks are powerful branding tools. You need
to know how to create, manage and protect yours.




www.patent.gov.uk


Training

The specialists…




www.beechwoodassociates.com


Value Added Tax

Whatever you need to know about V.A.T. in business…




http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/vat/index.htm