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Licence and permit finder tool

Use this GOV.UK licence finder tool to check whether your business requires any permits or licences in place in order to operate legally.

Sector specific law

Business ownership and management

Finance and business strategy

Managing your creditors

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Managing your creditors

Being on good terms and having clear policies is vital for working with your suppliers and other creditors. Here's how to manage the relationship.

Employment law

HR consultation

FAQs

Employment tribunals FAQs

Facing a claim at an employment tribunal can be stressful and expensive. Find out answers to some of your frequently asked questions.

Marketing and selling

Contracts, disputes

Commercial premises law

Health and safety

Data protection and IT

Intellectual property

UK patent search

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UK patent search

Search the online patents register to find information on UK patents, current patent applications and the status of granted patents

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