Local Enterprise Partnerships
Supporting growth at a local level
Changing how businesses are regulated locally
Local Enterprise Partnerships have a leading role to play in changing the relationship between regulators and business locally. They are business-led, making them well-placed to identify, understand and address local barriers to enterprise, and to create initiatives to:
- Help businesses to comply with regulation more quickly and effectively
- Promote a positive regulatory culture based on trust and shared goals
- Co-ordinate how business support is developed in an entire economic area and reduce wasted effort
- Improve the business environment by minimising burdens and maximising support
- Share intelligence about common regulatory issues and best practice in addressing them
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS)
BIS has developed an Local Enterprise Partnerships toolbox to help LEPs to pursue their priorities and this contains a page on local regulation.
BRDO is working with LEPs to identify regulatory approaches that support local enterprise and make this learning available to others in the form of Better Business for All resources.
Greater Birmingham and Solihull LEP and Leicester and Leicestershire LEP have been exploring initiatives to improve the local trading environment.