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Business information and advice

UK: Gov.UK

Scotland (Highlands and Islands): Highlands and Islands Enterprise

Scotland (Lowlands): Scottish Enterprise

Northern Ireland: (Northern Ireland’s business advice service)

Wales: Business Wales

Health and safety information and advice


The HSE publishes guidance on a range of workplace health-related issues. These can be accessed via the health and safety topics link on their homepage. Here are some examples:

Association of Charity Shops health and safety advice

Association of Charity Shops health and safety advice work book

Association of Charity Shops lifting poster

Association of Charity Shops safety poster

Association of Charity Shops sorting poster

Chartered Institute of Environmental Health

European Agency for Safety and Health at Work

Getting to grips with manual handling

Health and Safety Executive - Slips and Trips

Health and Safety Executive retail page

HSE Northern Ireland

Suzy Lamplugh Trust

The Association of Charity Shops (ACS) health and safety information

The Health Protection Agency advises on public health, including infectious diseases, chemicals, poisons and radiation.

The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH)publishes free technical guidance. IOSH also offers tools such as Safe Start Up, and the Occupational Health Toolkit.

The IOSH technical helpline offers free health and safety advice. You can contact them by email here.

World Health Organization - data and statistics

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