Every year around 70,000 babies are born in the UK and the majority are to working parents. Maternity law provides protection for employees who are expecting a child.
The Forum of Private Business has put together a guide to help you to find out your rights and obligations as an employer when an employee tells you they are having a baby.
As a business owner, you also need to be a website owner and have your unique web presence. A website is crucial to for your business to be successful, but a new website can be a substantial investment, so it pays to get it right.
We give you the guidelines that you need to consider when looking to invest in briefing a web designer.
The importance of Health and Safety within the workplace is so important. Every year the Forum of Private Business produce the Health and Safety Guide. Updated rules and legislation is introduced into each yearly edition.
Preview our latest 21st edition guide, only available in hardback and available from April 2018 to our members. If you would like to purchase a copy contact our membership advisors today on 01565 626001.
The law on pensions has changed and all employees, no matter how small a business, will need to put a pension scheme in place and automatically enrol all eligible employees.
If you are still unsure how workplace pension auto-enrolment works download our free guide to find out what needs to be done to prepare your business. Not complying with staging dates can incur serious consequences to the employer. Members can obtain a free consultation and report on your pension obligations.
Accountants provide small businesses with a range of services including bookkeeping, preparing financial statements, calculating tax and advice on minimising tax and other costs.
Our guide explains the services offered by accountants, what to look for when choosing an accountant and how to find and appoint one. We provide information on monitoring and assessing the service you receive and give an indication of the likely costs to you and your business.