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Better Business For All Humber

Unifying the regulation process across the Humber to help businesses grow.


Better Business for All (BBfA) is a voluntary partnership run by the Humber LEP Growth Hub between businesses and regulatory services to promote business growth.

It has been set up to improve your understanding of administration and compliance to ensure your businesses meets the required regulatory standards.

The BBfA role:

BBfA is designed to help you understand and answer any regulatory concerns you may have for your business. Their aim is to remove the fear of regulation in order to help you to achieve compliance which allows you to get on with the task of growing your business.

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

The BBfA Goals:

Where does BBfA Humber fit in?

BBfA is a partnership approach to developing a new relationship between businesses, local regulators and business support agencies. BBfA fits with the current Government agenda and the business support landscape in the following ways:

What’s in it for businesses:

How do they do this:

Who’s involved:

This is action-focused partnership is made up of local authority regulatory services and economic development , and representatives including but not limited to:

Senior level officers from these organisations are developing a programme of action intended to meet the needs of local businesses.

Where to get help and advice:

You can find our list of regulatory bodies here