The government is working to create the right conditions for companies to thrive and make it easier for people to start successful new businesses.

Policies 14

  1. Modernising company law

    The government wants to reduce the number of regulations that hold back businesses while protecting both workers and the public.

  2. Strengthening UK relationships in Asia, Latin America and Africa to support UK prosperity and security

    Opening up new markets for secure trade and investment with British businesses

  3. Improving the health and safety system

    How the government is improving the health and safety system, making sure it is taken seriously and reducing the burden on business.

  4. Reducing the impact of regulation on business

    Cutting red tape, improving existing regulations and avoiding unnecessary new regulations.

  5. Encouraging businesses to manage their impact on the environment

    How the government is helping businesses to manage resources more efficiently and reduce their impact on the environment.

See all 14 policies

Detailed guides

  1. Gas appliance safety: supplier and manufacturer's obligations

    Find out which gas appliances must comply with the Gas Appliances (Safety) Regulations 1995, exemption and penalties for non-compliance Read more

  2. Marine and freshwater environment research services

    What research and consultancy services Cefas provides, what legislation you need to comply with, and how to meet those requirements. Read more

  3. Company and Partnership law

    Explains consulting on & implementing the Companies Act 2006. Memorandum & articles of association & Limited Liability Partnerships guidance Read more

  4. Shellfisheries: Several Orders and Regulating Orders

    How to apply for orders to set up a private shellfishery or manage a natural shellfishery: powers to restrict fishing rights and issue licences. Read more

  5. Exporting in support of UK government defence contracts

    Goods in support of UK government defence contracts that require an export licence and use of the Open General Export Licence. Read more