Online payments unavailable

Due to essential maintenance our online payment system will be unavailable this weekend. Payments can be made using our telephone payment service by calling 0300 456 0530

Starting a food business

When you're starting up a new catering business it's very important to get things right at the beginning because it'll make everything much easier for you to run your business well in the future.

Get the best advice right here:

Before opening a food business you must consider the following matters:

More information

For new and existing businesses, you have the option of an advisory visit to help you comply.

Achieve and succeed

Achieve and succeed is a new training package we've put together to give you the best advice on how to achieve a 5* food hygiene rating. This is for new and existing businesses alike, giving you the knowledge you need to make sure the food you serve is safe.

We'll cover the following:

  • Handling food hygienically – preparing, cooking, re-heating, cooling and storing
  • The condition of the structure of the buildings - cleanliness, layout, lighting, ventilation and facilities such as wash hand basins
  • Confidence in Management - how the business manages and records what it does to make sure food is safe. 

The cost is £35 per delegate and will normally last for around 3 hours, so if you think this course could benefit your business then check on our next available course now!