Useful Links

Useful Links

Here are some links to useful websites that can provide you with specialist business support, latest information and guidance:

Useful Links for Businesses

 

Emplyoment Law Updates - TSE has teamed up with Blake Lapthorn to provide news and updates on employment law,  click on the links below:

Pensions Auto-Enrolment At a Glance With auto-enrolment (the Government-led change to workplace pensions) affecting all businesses sooner or later, the Pensions team at Blake Lapthorn has produced a one-page at-a-glance summary of auto-enrolment: what it is, who it affects, who are eligible jobholders and what a qualifying pension scheme is.

Setting up a Campsite and Caravan Park - With many issues to consider this link from pitchup. com can help you. For further information on starting up a campsite or caravan site please click here

For further information on diversyfing your farming business please click here 

Employment Law Updates(April 2013)

Accommodation Know How - Information and guidance on how to set up and run a tourism accommodation business as well as updates on latest legislation.  

Food Standards Agency - useful information for E-Coli and Noro Virus.

Brown & White Tourist Signs - Directional signposts help make sure your guests can find you easily and can be a marketing tool for passing and future custom.  The responsibility for brown & white signs lies with two bodies; the Highways Agency on national trunk roads (motorways and other major routes) and local authorities (county and unitary authorities) on all other roads. To apply make contact contact with your local authority, they should be able to guide you through the application process. If you want brown & white signs on trunk roads or in neighbouring areas, your local authority should make the necessary liaison with the Highways Agency and neighbouring authorities.

Department for Business Innovation and Skills including updates on the Red Tape Challenge - the Government's initiative to review statutory rules and regulations.

Equalities Act - The Equality Act came into effect on 1 October 2010.  The Home Office website provides advice and guidance for businesses who sell goods and services.

Tourism Alliance - Their main purpose is to lobby government both in England and Brussels on the key strategic issues facing the tourism industry.  TSE is a member of the Tourism Alliance and we work with them on your behalf to ensure that the issues facing South East businesses are represented.

VisitEngland - The national tourist board for England, corporate site. Enjoy England - Welcome to England consumer site.  

Additional Information

National Minimum Wage -a free confidnetial helpline 0845 6000 678.

Are you looking for a holiday home?  -  Blake Lapthorn's Real Estate team offer guidance for those looking to find the perfect holiday home.  Click here for details.