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Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS)

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  • National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage rates

    The National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage rates: age, apprentices, previous years

  • Calculate holiday entitlement

    Holiday calculator to work out statutory holiday leave in days or hours

  • Holiday entitlement

    Holiday entitlement or annual leave - information for employers and workers on entitlement, calculating leave, taking leave, accruing leave and disputes

  • Rest breaks at work

    Workers' rights to rest breaks at work - length of breaks, how your age affects rest breaks, exceptions to the rules for shift workers, young people, and drivers

  • Check if you can get leave or pay when you have a child

    Pay and leave for parents

  • Search the bankruptcy and insolvency register

    Search the Individual Insolvency Register for details about bankruptcy orders, Debt Relief Orders, Individual Voluntary Arrangements, and restrictions orders and undertakings

  • Set up a business

    What you need to do to start a business: choose a legal structure, see if you need licences and insurance, learn about reliefs and benefits

  • Maximum weekly working hours

    Working time directive and maximum weekly working hours including how to calculate your weekly working hours and working time limits if you're a young worker

  • Redundancy: your rights

    Being made redundant - rights, statutory payments you're entitled to, notice periods and consultation, apprentices

  • Statutory Maternity Pay and Leave: employer guide

    Employer guide to Statutory Maternity Pay (SMP) and Leave - rates, eligibility, notice period, form SMP1, recover statutory pay

  • The National Minimum Wage and Living Wage

    Who is entitled to minimum wage - NMW and NLW current rates and penalties if employers do not pay it

  • National Minimum Wage and Living Wage calculator for workers

    Check if your pay matches the National Minimum Wage, the National Living Wage or if your employer owes you payments from past years.

  • Find your local Trading Standards office

    Find a Trading Standards office to complain about illegal sales activity or to get business advice about trading legally

  • Warm Home Discount Scheme

    The Warm Home Discount Scheme could take £140 off your winter electricity bill - eligibility, how to claim your discount, deadlines

  • Prepare your business or organisation for the UK leaving the EU

    Find out what you need to do to prepare your business or organisation for Brexit - answer questions and get guidance on rules and regulations

  • Write a business plan

    Business plans - download free templates and get help writing a business plan

  • Make a claim to an employment tribunal

    How to take an employer to a tribunal: the hearing, what happens if you lose your case, how to appeal.

  • Apply for a Start Up Loan for your business

    Loans and mentoring for people looking to start or grow a business in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland

  • Child employment

    Minimum working age and pay for children, how to apply for performance licences and what local council bylaws say about employing children, paying someone over 16

  • Employment contracts

    A contract is an agreement between employee and employer setting out implied and explicit terms and conditions - written statement of particulars, collective agreements