In the modern business world you will always need to be careful to ensure that you are operating within the law and according to statutory regulations.
Through the lifecycle of your business, from selecting a business name and dealing with junk mail to ensuring you have planning permission for your operation and making sure your premises meet the building regulations.
Working time regulations impact on employing people. Data protection legislation governs the way you manage information in your business.
If you offer entertainment to your customers then you need to get a music license. Protecting the environment is not only something your customers will appreciate it is covered by environmental protection legislation and ignoring it may cost you a lot!
When you advertise your products and services you need to ensure that you do not fall foul of the Trades Description Act.