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If you run a small business, even if it is a franchise where you get certain business support from your franchisor, you will no doubt be well aware that you also have many compliance issues to deal with, the current cost of red tape and regulation to UK business runs to 18 billion pounds. Most businesses struggle to find reliable advice and back up. The Forum of Private Business have nearly 40 years of experience in providing solutions and support to thousands of existing members in a diversity of businesses throughout the UK. As a not for profit business organisation they are widely recognised as the Experts, who put any profit made back into providing better services and support for their members.

As an inclusive part of membership for its members they provide information and a 24 hour Legal Advice & Tax advice helpline. Experts on hand to keep you right on Employment Law – Health & Safety – Environment – Licensing –All areas of Taxation – Commercial contracts disputes and supplemented by an insured Legal defence costs cover and Tax Investigation professional fees costs cover to take the sting and the costs to your business out of those unexpected problems that arise.

Uniquely the Forum’s cover even extends to certain regulatory body proceedings, not just prosecutions by Government bodies.

The Forum also provides an on-line library of essential information and legal document templates for its members including employment contracts with HR support documents and much more.

With legislation and regulation constantly changing, becoming more complex and any breach penalty becoming more expensive, it is vital that businesses are aware of their obligations. The amount of time spent on ensuring that the business is always compliant erodes the amount of time that you have to spend on building your business. This is why the Forum’s support is so important.

Because the Forum has such huge buying power they have been able to negotiate many real money saving schemes on every day business essentials where all negotiated discounts are enjoyed by members……here’s an example….. …….A member in West Sussex is now saving nearly £6000 per annum on diesel fuel for his 12 vehicles thanks to his membership of the Forum….and, he thought he already had a good deal with his previous fuel card provider! Plus, they have schemes for reducing Energy costs – Insurance – Card Payment processing fees – Pensions and Workplace Pensions – Business Finance & much more.

No wonder that the Forum claim to be “A vital extension to your team” and at costs as little as £175* per annum per member who can afford not to join them? (*For the scale of membership fees check on their website).

To find out more click here or give them a call on 01565 626 001 to talk to one of their friendly and helpful advisers.

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