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URN: 11/1465 Publication date: 30/11/2011 Pages : 14
This document sets out an agreed set of shared responsibilities and reasonable expectations for young people, parents, businesses, employees and regulators with regard to the supply of age restricted products and services. These principles have been developed following extensive consultation and are endorsed by a range of organisations. They also form the agreed foundation for the development of a code of practice on test purchasing for regulators and enforcers for consultation in early 2012.
URN: 11/1474 Publication date: 05/07/2011 Pages: 32
This was prepared by business representatives in response to a request from LBRO for an independent and evidence based review of the regulation and enforcement of 'use by' date labelling.
URN: 11/1475 Publication date: 05/07/2011 Pages: 65
This was commissioned from IFF Research to build a stronger understanding of the issues surrounding 'use by' date labelling regulations.
URN: 10/1396 Publication date: 19/10/2010 Pages: 34
This document brings together current business perspectives on local regulation. It explores the ways in which a better understanding of the needs of business could improve outcomes and efficiency both for the regulators and those who are regulated, as well as consumers and communities. It provides a resource for policy makers when considering the future shape of local regulation and enforcement.
URN: 10/1397 Publication date: 08/10/2010 Pages: 22
This was prepared by business representatives in response to a call from LBRO for an independent and evidence-based review of the regulation and enforcement of age-restricted products.
URN: 10/1401 Publication date: 15/07/2010 Pages: 92
This representative survey of businesses in England and Wales was conducted on behalf of LBRO and the National Audit Office by FDS International.
URN: 09/1669 Publication date: 30/06/2009 Pages: 28
Getting full value from regulatory services by maximizing their contribution to local economic prosperity is the central theme of this advice and guidance. It advocates greater innovation and collaboration, and is intended for local authority leaders, elected members, chief executives and service directors in England and Wales. It proposes practical ways in which councils can harness the potential of their regulatory services.
URN: 08/1563 Publication date: 01/10/2008 Pages: 72
This representative survey of businesses in England and Wales commissioned from Ipsos MORI explores their views about local regulation - the burdens, benefits and challenges.