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Business advice and legal helpline

Get friendly, accessible and practical business advice from the Forum, supported by our legal protection insurance and 24/7 legal advice line.

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Businesses that seek advice are more likely to succeed. Join the Forum to get access to a team of experienced business advisers with expertise in everything from employment law and finance to business planning and marketing.
Our in-house team are supported by a network of specialists. Whatever issue you're facing, they will help you find a solution.

We can help you with the following business issues: 

  • Finance - reducing business costs, tax returns, improving credit rating and access to finance.
  • Legal - employment disputes, health and safety prosecutions, and tax enquiries.
  • HR - employment and training of your staff, redundancy and dismissal.
  • Health and safety - health and safety regulations, legal responsibilities and more.    
  • Debt recovery - tracing debtors, collecting debts and dealing with insolvency.
  • Purchasing - best practice guidance, how to secure discounts and supplier monitoring.
  • Business development - improve marketing and grow sales.
  • Management and leadership - business planning and strategy, continuity and succession planning.

What's more, our tax, contract, employment and health & safety advice is backed up by comprehensive legal protection insurance.* 

To find out more and access the Forum's business helpline, contact 01565 626001

* Levels and areas of cover dependent on membership package.