Starting a food business
All food businesses are required by law to register with their Local Food Authority at least 28 days prior to trading.
For a summary of regulations relating to this licence, read the Food Standards Agency guide:
Use the links below to register your business and for information on running various types of Food Business Establishment
The council also offers the CIEH Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering (formerly the Foundation Certificate in Food Hygiene) approved by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health: