Legislation and regulations for grocery businesses

Level: Undergraduate | Grade: 2.1 | Approx. Word Count: 2,015

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Overview

All businesses that commence operations in the UK are required to comply and conform to a significant range of government regulations and legislation, some of which are generally applicable to all businesses and other which are industry specific.

The objective of this paper is to provide a brief overview of the range of legislation and regulations that are application, including those that are specific to the grocery business sector. It includes regulation related to business structure, reporting and taxation, and those that address health and safety issues that are applicable to reducing the risk of harm to the workforce and the consumer.