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Better Business for All (BBfA)


If you are setting up a new business or just want help to make sure you are compliant with all appropriate regulations then we can help you.

Better Business for All (BBfA) is a voluntary partnership which provides help and support to businesses to make sure they comply with the law, making it easier to 'get it right first time' and helps businesses grow.

To discuss how we can help you or your business contact us. Also check  Icon for pdf Better Business for All FAQs (PDF, 318.3kb)  to see if it can help you answer any questions.  

See how we have helped others

Blink Cosmetic Solutions

We gave Sandra set-up advice for her first premises in February 2014. Sandra has since outgrown these premises and now has two further premises. Sandra said, "The advice that Environmental Health officers have given me over the years has been invaluable, especially when I first started the business. It's helped me to grow my company safely."

Hear more from Sandra on her BBfA experience: 

CrossFit All Out

Vikki Anderson from CrossFit All Out said 'I would advise any business, small or large, to get in touch with the council and double check, because if you're investing in a new business, you want to make sure you have everything in place to make it a success'.

Watch Vikki explain how BBfA helped her:

While BBfA will help any business, our focus is on smaller businesses, who often need the most help.

Who are the partners?

BBfA brings together businesses and the regulatory services in the Durham area (including Environmental Health, Licensing, Trading Standards and the Fire and Rescue Service) as well as the North East Local Enterprise Partnership (NELEP) and the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB).

Changing how we work together

We want to change the culture of how businesses and regulators work together, so we provide what businesses need from us in order for them to grow and prosper.

Contact us
Better Business for All
03000 261 016
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