Business Essentials

Questions and Answers

A wide variety of subjects are covered in our Questions and Answers.  Did you miss these ones?

Taxation of termination payments                                Ramadan and holiday entitlement

Definition of casual work​                                                Heat of the moment resignation

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Business Premises

Includes commercial leases, business rating, managing relocation, and rights over land

Business Technology

Includes e-commerce, email and internet, cyber security and protecting digital assets.

Company Finance and Administration

Includes capital gains and corporation tax, VAT, accounting, PAYE, contracts, insurance, and asset and credit management.

Employing People

Includes data protection provisions, absence, discipline and grievance, contracts of employment, pay and benefits, maternity rights, termination of employment, discrimination, flexible working and appraisals and recruitment.

Environmental Issues

Includes energy saving measures, waste, WEEE, and recycling, reuse and recovery.

Growing the Business

Includes copyright and designs, intellectual property, trademarks and marketing.

Starting Up

Includes buying a business, marketing and sources of finance.

Workplace Safety

Includes fire safety, workplace equipment and environment, health and safety training and stress in the workplace.

Reference Articles

Key Rates and Data

Statistics, payment rates, allowances, benefits, award rates and penalties.

Law and Guidance

Content to help you research legislation and guidance.

Questions and Answers

Frequently asked questions and model answers.

Tools and Documents


Model documents for you to use.