Independent report

Local and national regulation: information sharing

Learning, best practice and recommendations.

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Overcoming cultural barriers to information sharing within regulatory services

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To fulfil their statutory obligations, regulators need to collect information about the businesses they regulate. In late 2015, the Centre of Excellence for Information Sharing was commissioned to work with local and national regulators to:

  • identify cultural barriers to information sharing within regulatory services
  • capture existing or emergent good practice
  • explore the characteristics of successful information sharing between regulators

This report brings together learning obtained during the course of the investigations. It identifies good practice at the local and national level, explores common barriers, and highlights the characteristics of successful information sharing between regulators. It also presents a set of recommendations for how information sharing between regulators can be improved, enabling services to work more closely together to deliver better outcomes for business and communities.

Centre of Excellence for Information Sharing

Data sharing for non-economic regulators

Local regulation: data collection from regulatory services

Local regulation: data collection from Welsh regulatory services

Published 6 July 2016