Do I need to register my premises?
From 6 April 2009 employers no longer have to register premises in which their employees work with either the Local Authority or the Health & Safety Executive (HSE). However, you may still need to register or notify to do some specific activities. These include:
Beauty / Cosmetic Industry
Premises Licence: are defined in the Licensing Act 2003 and cover three types of activity:
- the sale or supply of alcohol
- late night refreshment (any hot food or drink between 23:00 and 05:00)
- regulated entertainment (including music, dance, films, plays, indoor sport and similar entertainment)
Where can I get more information on starting a new business?
If your thinking of starting a new business, there are a lot of different considerations that you need to make. A good place to start is the local business link service who are able to offer specific business advice.
Why do I not need to register my premises anymore?
New rules have removed the requirements to register under the Factories Act 1961 and the Offices, Shops and Railway Premises Act 1963.