No matter what business you’re in, complying with health and safety law is a must when you’re working for yourself so that you stay on the right side of the law.


Whether you’re growing your small business and wondering how your health and safety obligations might change, or you want a refresher on the important things to remember, we’re here to help.

In this guide, our specialists from FSB Health and Safety Advice share their top tips on everything from risk assessments and policies to dealing with a health and safety inspection.

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