RESOURCES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ULSTER
Business & Commerce
following sites are a small selection of those FREELY
available on the web, dealing with issues relating
to business, companies, consumers, trade and the
free movement of goods.
See also: Gateway sites.
| UK sites
| Office of Fair
Essential information for
businesses on how to comply with legislation enforced by the
OFT, advice on consumer issues, information on the progress of
investigations and leaflets and reports available to download.
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
Formerly the Department for Trade and
Industry. The section on Better Business contains a ranges of statutes, regulations etc. relating to
businesses and companies. It also has an archive of documents
relating to company law. Other sections include information on specific sectors, EU and
External trade etc. There's also an Employment section dealing with all aspects of employment, redundancy,
contracts and trade unions.
Each page also
has a useful links section.
responsible for formulating and putting into effect the UK
Government's financial and economic policy. See: Consultation and Legislation Index for more information
Featuring news and information
on tax and national insurance matters in the United Kingdom. The Legislation section contains the relevant statutes, but
other leaflets and documents are available relating to tax
rates, allowances etc. for individuals as well as businesses
independently compiled catalogue of WWW sites and material of
potential interest to tax professionals and others seeking
on-line information on UK tax matters
|| Trading Standards
This site contains
information for consumers and businesses., including legislation, FAQs
and guidance leaflets, policy documents and an excellent links page.
Website of the UK
Patent Office. Official information on Design,
Trademarks, Copyright, Intellectual Property and Patents.
Articles and transcripts of
tax cases and good links page, e.g. Chartered
Institute of Taxation
| EU Competition
Links to key
sites , documentation, summaries of
legislation and applicable rules, legal
texts and treaties and relevant competition case law from the Court of
Justice and the Court of First Instance
|| EU External Trade
A series of useful
linking pages dealing with EU trade relations
with the rest of the world
| EU Taxation
EU taxation policy ensures that tax rules are
consistent with the goals of job creation, the
EU’s competitiveness, the single market and free
movement of capital
|| EU Consumers
within the EU. The site contains guidance,
legislation and cases
| EU Internal Trade
Single market, free
movement of goods and services, public
procurement, free movement of people etc.
Legislation, cases and policy documents
Information on the
EPO, full-text documents, the EPO Journal and legal information.
Last updated: 07/07/10