South London Business works with leading local, national
and international organisations to provide you with easy access to essential
business information. You may find the following links useful:
Business Link is a national service that provides help and advice on all
aspects of setting up and running a business. Operating in 45 local areas
across England, Business Link can help you whether you’re thinking
about starting a business or you’ve been in business for years;
whether you're a sole trader or a business with 250 employees.
British Standards Institute
Expertise in standards and quality management including product testing,
CE marking, global trade inspection, environmental management, information
security, and technical advice to exporters.
Customs & Excise
The government department responsible for collecting VAT and customs duties.
Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)
A range of information for consumers, businesses, employees and "anyone
interested in the world of work".
Assistance for UK firms to secure overseas sales and investment directly.
Greater London Authority (GLA)
The GLA and London Development Authority promote London as a place for
people and business.
News and information on tax and National Insurance matters in the United
London Development Agency (LDA)
Support for London's economic growth, both as a world business centre
and as a balanced regional economy.
London First and London First Centre
London First Centre is the inward investment agency for London.
The Government Website
The easy route to government services and information over the Internet.
The Simpler Trade Procedures Board (SITPRO)
Help for business to trade more effectively through simplification of
international trade processes and documentation.
An invaluable site for all London-based manufacturing and engineering