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Primary Authority is a means for businesses to receive assured and tailored advice on meeting environmental health, trading standards or fire safety regulations through a single point of contact. This ensures start-ups get it right at the outset and enables all businesses to invest with confidence in products, practices and procedures, knowing that the resources they devote to compliance are well spent.
This booklet - first published in December 2013 - summarises the main features of Primary Authority and now includes the six steps a business needs to take to set up a direct partnership.