Trading advice from several sources is available to help businesses comply with the law.
The Health and Safety Executive website has advice on:
The Chartered Trading Standards Institute provides advice on a number of topics:
In the guide
Official guidance from the Financial Conduct Authority
This guidance is for England, Scotland & Wales
Financial Conduct Authority guidance
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is the regulator for credit and other financial matters, and its website contains a wide range of information for businesses. All businesses carrying out consumer credit activities must be authorised by the FCA.
The FCA is responsible to HM Treasury but is funded by the firms it regulates rather than the Government.
Last reviewed / updated: October 2019
This information is intended for guidance; only the courts can give an authoritative interpretation of the law.
The guide's 'Key legislation' links may only show the original version of the legislation, although some amending legislation is linked to separately where it is directly related to the content of a guide. Information on amendments to legislation can be found on each link's 'More Resources' tab.
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