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Better Business for All


This page provides information and advice to help new and existing businesses comply with legislation that will help their business to survive. Better Business for all is an initiative of the Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership (LEP) aimed at removing the regulatory barriers to growth.

Reducing the burden on businesses

Better Business for All is a single point of contact for businesses seeking help and advice on business regulation.
The service covers the following areas

  1. Trading standards
  2. Food safety
  3. Health and safety
  4. Waste
  5. Licensing
  6. Taxation
  7. and Fire safety.

The helpline

If you require advice on any of the above, please contact the service on the Better Business for All helpline 0871 384 3185 or access their website here

Advice pack

Better Business for all have produced an Advice Pack for start up businesses. The pack provides advice to new businesses across the Regulatory Services and can be accessed from the LEP website and is free to download by clicking here

More details on Better Business for all can be found by clicking here

Specific advice

The Institute of Occupational Safety and Health has produced a number of sector specific start up guides for businesses. There are guides for

  1. Hairdressing
  2. Florists
  3. Building trade
  4. Complementary Therapists
  5. Landscape Gardeners
  6. and Going it alone.


These guides can be accessed by clicking here

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