Business Tools and guidance on getting started, finance, premises and employing people. Starting a business Information on business planning, registering a company and starting a new business. Employing people Your legal obligations to staff, including information on pensions, recruitment, leave and contracts. Managing a business Information on registration, limited companies, accounts, tax returns, data protection and record keeping. Funding and grants Check the types of business funding available and increase your chances of putting in a successful application. Finance and accounts Includes information on accounting, bookkeeping, bankruptcy, cashflow, payroll, pensions and debt recovery. Business premises and rates Guidance on business rates and relief, including appeals. Find commercial premises to lease or buy. Growth Information on developing and growing your business, including business support and advice, innovation and research. Licences and regulations Find out whether your business is regulated, whether you need a licence to operate and who you should apply to. Taxes Includes information on company tax returns, corporation rates and reliefs, paying your tax bill and VAT. Sales and marketing Advice on marketing and sales strategies for your business, with information on legal obligations related to selling. Importing Information and help on importing goods and services to Scotland. Exporting Information and help on exporting goods and services from Scotland. Waste and energy Find advice and support to help your business become more environmentally aware and efficient.