Business advice

We can assist with your legal duties, enabling you to operate your business within the law.

Further information

General information on, and contact details for your local regulatory services can be found on the Talk to Reg website.

If you are based in the city, the Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership (LLEP) business gateway is a signposting service offering support to businesses across a wide range of topics such as the law and your business, and information on the law relating to business start-up and growth.

Help and advice

Our business training unit offers food handling, health and safety, and emergency first aid courses accredited by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) and the Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance (HABC).

Details are available on the business training courses webpage.We can also provide bespoke courses tailored to your individual needs.

Basic advice and information is available from the Chartered Trading Standards Institute's website. If you require further assistance, please contact us for regulatory advice.

Advice on simple enquiries may be available free of charge. Comprehensive advice, tailored to your business needs, will be chargeable in accordance with our charging policy.

Other help for businesses

These organisations can provide support and advice for local businesses

Contact us

Ring our business advice line: 0116 454 3200
Email us:
Write to us: Leicester City Council, Trading Standards Service, Local Enforcement Services, Phoenix House, 1 King Street, Leicester, LE1 6RN