Advice to businesses

With the rapidly changing circumstances surrounding Coronavirus (COVID-19), Public Protection have put together some useful advice for the following:

Our role in business advice is to enable local businesses to comply with current legislation.

Our business advice pages will cover many of the questions that you have.

Local businesses now have the opportunity to enter into a Primary Authority Partnership with the Council. 

Primary Authority enables businesses to form a statutory partnership with a single local authority, which then provides reliable advice and coordinates inspections and enforcement.

For valuable advice and guidance before starting your business, we offer a package called 'Gain and Retain'. This enables your business to get it right and is designed to assist you in obtaining the highest possible Food Hygiene Rating.

Please use the following links for information and advise on:

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has provided some useful information to food businesses in light of 'Brexit' and to help businesses to prepare for the UK leaving the EU.

In addition the FSA has prepared some useful information on how to report, respond and prevent an incident, including how to withdraw or recall unsafe food products.

Last updated: 11.26am on Monday 23 March 2020

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