Primary Authority Partnerships

For businesses that trade across council boundaries, we operate a Primary Authority Partnership scheme. This means that qualifying businesses can enter into a legally recognised partnership with us, receiving an agreed package of advice and support. This is chargeable on a cost-recovery only basis.


  • assured advice - local regulators must respect the advice of the Primary Authority
  • dedicated officer who gets to know your business
  • we liaise with other councils to provide a single point of contact

Forming a partnership with us

 Find out more about forming a Primary Authority Partnership with us:

If you would like to discuss forming a Primary Authority Partnership, please contact us.

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