Useful business links

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National

Government ‘Business is Great’ – small business advice & support

 

Local

Derbyshire Dales District Council

High Peak Council Business Pages

Staffordshire Moorlands District Council

Peak District National Park Authority

Visit Peak District – the official Tourist Board of the Peak District and Derbyshire

Derbyshire Digital – superfast broadband scheme

 

Finance

Small Business Rate relief
FAQ’S Answer page – How does small business rate relief work in England?

Checking your rateable value
VOA Business Rates : Home

Minimum Wage Rates
The current and revised October rates from HMRC.

Pensions Automatic Enrolment
The essential guide to automatic enrolment | The Pensions Regulator

 

Advice

Companies House
Information & Guidance – Starting a company

Employment Law updates
Employment law update | Acas advice and guidance | Acas

Health and safety
Health and safety made simple – The basics for your business

Manufacturing Advisory Service
Support Overview — Manufacturing Advisory Service

Trademarks and Intellectual Property
Intellectual Property Office – Types of Intellectual Property

UKTI
UK Trade & Investment services for exporters – GOV.UK