I came across the Red Tape Challenge today and think it looks interesting! The idea is that the Government is aiming to cut some red tape by getting views on what is and isn’t working in terms of regulations.
They are tackling it one sector at a time and the current sector is Retail. Amongst other things, they’re looking at Hallmarking – so this should be of interest to any precious metal jewellers out there!
I used to make soaps but eventually stopped doing it because I spent more time doing paperwork and calculating % quantities of essential oil allergens than I did making soap.
Worth keeping an eye on this, I think! You can read about each red tape challenge and leave your comments on the website.