The LGA is the national voice of local government, working with councils to support, promote and improve local government.
COSLA is the representative voice of Scottish local government, lobbying on behalf of Scotland's 32 councils.
The Welsh Local Government Association represents the interests of local government and promotes local democracy in Wales.
DCLG work to move decision-making power from central government to local councils, helping put communities in charge of planning, increasing accountability and helps citizens to see how their money is being spent
The Better Regulation Delivery Office (BRDO) has been set up to drive better delivery of regulation by working towards a simple and clear regulatory environment in which businesses have the confidence to invest and grow, and citizens and communities are properly protected. BRDO is part of Department for Business Innovation and Skills (DBIS).
The Primary Authority scheme is a statutory scheme run by BRDO. It enables businesses to form a statutory partnership with a single Local Authority which then provides advice for other LAs to take into account when carrying out interventions or dealing with local non-compliance.
The CIEH is a professional, awarding and campaigning body for environmental and public health and safety. It sets standards, accredits courses and qualifications for the education of members and other environmental health practitioners.
REHIS is the professional body representing environmental health in Scotland . It is an independent, self-financing organisation whose main objectives are for the benefit of the community to promote the advancement of Environmental Health.
The TSI is a professional membership association formed in 1881. It represents trading standards professionals in the UK and overseas - in local authorities, the business and consumer sectors and in central government.
IOSH is a professional health and safety membership organisation and acts as a voice of the profession, campaigning on issues that affect working people.
The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents is a registered charity for accident prevention in the UK and around the world. They promote safety and the prevention of accidents at work, at leisure, on the road, in the home and through safety education.
The FSA is responsible for food safety and food hygiene across the UK, working with local authorities to enforce food safety regulations.