The responsibility of keeping your business compliant can be complicated and is enough to keep you awake at night. We’ve put together 5 tips to help with your compliance issues and help you sleep better at night.
1. Know your responsibilities
Every business has different compliance responsibilities. Whilst many office and administration based companies will have to consider data protection and security, a restaurant may be more concerned with food hygiene and customer safety. Make sure you know what you need to do to keep your business compliant.
2. Keep up to date
Keeping up to date with the latest changes to compliance law doesn’t have to be difficult or time consuming. Identify one or two trusted sources of information to ensure that you are aware of all the changes and key dates well before they happen. At Orchard Facilities Management we take the hard work out of reviewing legislation by making sure our clients are meeting the latest compliance laws and guidelines.
3. Be prepared for change
It pays to prepare well in advance when changes to law do come. This will also help to reduce any impact to your business and keep costs down.
Many businesses feel that compliance is costly, involving the need to pay for equipment to be maintained, data security, waste management or building maintenance. In fact, compliance can help employers streamline their operations, introduce more cost-effective business management practices and avoid costly fines.
5. Find an expert
Running a business is time consuming. Bringing in an expert to manage compliance will free up valuable time so you can concentrate on growing your business.
At Orchard Facilities Management we have in-house experts who can deal with everything from keeping your paths clear to scheduling and carrying out regular maintenance and testing of equipment and systems to make you compliant. Call our experts on 01422 880180.