There is a plethora of information here on registering a company, finding financial information and on running a company.
Guidance on legal requirements
Use the above link to find a number of guide on the legal requirements for limited companies, partnerships and other company types.
Register for VAT
Information on registering for VAT such as how, when to register and how to calculate your VAT taxable turnover.
Register (notify) under Data Protection Act
Information on and registering for Data Protection Act.
Consumer Contracts – Distance Sales
Find out which rules apply when you form contracts at a distance, including information requirements and cancellation rights. Further guidance is also available here with regard to contracts that are not made on premises.
For information on consumer law the Citizen’s Advice Bureau has comprehensive information.
The advertising code for all forms of advertising and marketing such as broadcasting advertising and sales promotion.
UK Business Forums
The UK Business Forums is on an online discussion forum that can be used to discuss any aspect of business with other professionals and business owners.