Tools and training to help businesses and local authorities get the most out of Primary Authority - one of the most effective ways for local councils to support their business communities.
Primary Authority saw major changes from 1st October 2013, as the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 and other legislation came into force. Supported by new statutory guidance, the scheme is now accessible to more small businesses, covers more regulations and has strengthened inspection plans.
Duncan Johnson and Helen Buckingham explain the changes in our new videos
Read our overview: Nurturing Partnerships for Growth (PDF, 599 Kb)
Cut red tape with a Primary Authority partnership, a legally binding agreement that provides assured advice, ensures consistency of regulation and reduces duplication of inspections and paperwork.
- What’s in it for you
- Simple steps to forming a partnership
Any local authority dealing with a business in a primary authority partnership is an enforcing authority. Use BRDO's help and support to direct your resources better and make more efficient use of officers' time.
Take the next step in supporting business growth, developing your local authority and enhancing protection with BRDO's support and guidance.
Get the most out of your partnership with our range of tools, training and support.
Find the background to Primary Authority, the legislation underpinning the scheme, early evaluation of its impact and changes to the scheme.