Business Shield

Business Shield LogoWelcome to an essential new member service


All BVAA members now have easy access to a range of business support services. They will help you deal with key issues you may encounter in day-to-day practice; such as legal matters, health & safety, human resources/employment law, VAT and tax.

This service offers you unlimited access to expert advice and almost 1,000 business documents. The good news is that it is included in your membership fee so you have nothing extra to pay.

What is included?


  • Legal issues
  • Health & safety
  • HR / employment law
  • Tax / VAT

Key features

  • Lines are manned by specialist advisors
  • Unlimited access – call as often as you need to

How to access the advice line

  • Just call 01455 852 886



  • Legal issues
  • HR / employment law
  • Health & safety

Key features

  • Comprehensive document library with over 750 template business documents to download
  • Free HR health check
  • Free H&S health check
  • Newsroom and legislation updates

How to access the website and document library

What you can use the service for

Have you got a serious issue?
The advisors are on hand to help you with any legal, HR, health &safety or tax issue. They will advise you every step of the way – don't forget you have unlimited access so you can call as often as you need to.

Have you got a question?
You don't need to wait until you have a serious issue before you call. The advisors are on hand to answer any questions you may have relating to the areas covered, no matter how trivial you may think they are. It is hard to be up to date with current legislation, but also the law is constantly changing, making it very hard to keep track of things. The advisers are here to help you.

Navigating the website
If you cannot find the document you need just call the advisors and they will help you navigate the website and find the document you need. They can also advise you on how you need to amend it to suit your specific circumstance.