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22/4/13 The Better Regulation Delivery Office has been looking at how regulators can share data and information between each other to help target their regulatory activities where they are most needed.
16/4/13 Business Minister Michael Fallon has invited national regulators and local authorities to bid for grants to pioneer innovative business-friendly enforcement of regulation.
Business Minister Michael Fallon has launched two consultations to re-shape the way regulators work with business, so that upholding standards does not act as a barrier to growth and enterprise. (This link takes you to the BIS announcement on the gov.uk website)
Non-economic Regulators: Duty to Have Regard to Growth: Closes 19 April 2013
Businesses and regulators are invited to contribute to the development of a proposed ‘growth duty’ for regulators - which will require regulators to take into account the impact of their activities on the economic prospects of firms they regulate.
Amending the Regulators' Compliance Code: Closes 3 May 2013
A parallel consultation will seek views on an updated Regulators’ Code - which removes uncertainty for businesses by clarifying what they can expect from those that regulate them, including accessible advice and methods of enforcement that are tailored to meet the needs of the business.
5/3/13 Find out how Slough Borough Council and Superdrug's primary authority partnership has led to improved health and safety procedures
24/1/13 A new Age Restricted Products Code of Practice published today will strengthen the protection of young people and reduce red tape for responsible businesses that sell age restricted products safely, legally and profitably.
11/1/13 Business Minister Michael Fallon has put his seal of approval on a red-tape cutting deal between one of the world’s largest confectionery manufacturers and the UK and Europe’s largest local authority.
13/12/12 Plans to give more help for businesses battling with red tape, by extending a bureaucracy busting scheme were announced today by the Better Regulation Delivery Office (BRDO).
The proposals are contained in a consultation on widening the range of regulations included in Primary Authority so that partnerships could cover age-related sales of gambling, the Housing Health and Safety Rating system, sun-bed tanning and Welsh regulations on single-use carrier bag charging.
17/10/12 Cultural differences, a lack of trust and language difficulties can present some businesses with unique regulatory barriers to growth not faced by most small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs), according to new research from the Better Regulation Delivery Office (BRDO).
7/9/12 Two pathfinder Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) will lead a national seminar on using better regulation to drive business growth next month.
19/6/12 A new video has been made available online which encourages enforcing authorities to engage with Primary Authority and think about their obligations under the scheme.
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