H & S for New Businesses

Good practice in health and safety is good for your business, and it is covered by health and safety law. Breckland Council is here to help, yet you can access a lot of published guidance, much of it free-of-charge via online advice and tools on the HSE website to help save you time and effort getting started.

Free tools and advice:

Your legal responsibilities tells you what you must do as an employer. Getting started - 11 steps shows you how to do it.

The HSE have organised their website by industry and topic to help you find what's relevant to you: follow the links or use the search tool on the HSE Homepage

HSE Books have a wide range of publications, many of which can be downloaded free-of-charge or purchased as paper copies - please follow this link for HSE Books for further details.

Breckland Council's Food, Health & Safety Team is also on-hand to offer health, safety and welfare advice. Please email the Team who will be happy to help with any further information that you may require. The Team's contact email is: foodandhealth&safety@breckland.gov.uk .  Alternatively please complete our on line form:  Business Registration/New Business Advice Request