Legal & Compliance

Running an independent business successfully means that as well as having a brand that stands out and, of course, an offering your customers love, you must be working safely and within the law. Our expert guides will take you through all things legal and compliance in a straight forward way.

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Featured Legal & Compliance Content

NCASS Guide to the National Food Hygiene Rating Scheme


Ace your Food Hygiene Rating with our quick guide….


EHO Inspection Checklist

Prep for your inspection with our expert checklist.

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Hygiene Inspection Checklist

What you need for a hygiene inspection and what to expect.

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Starting up & running your business 

Whether you’re starting up or just need a quick refresher, our handy guides will take you through everything from getting started in Street Food to running a mobile bar, running costs, how to find work and everything in-between.

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Starting a Catering Business

“Everyone needs to eat. Even in the midst of a pandemic or recession”

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How much does it cost?

How far will your budget go?

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Starting a Catering Van Business

A great option if manoeuvrability is an important factor.

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Be Inspired

Learn straight from the horses mouth about the industry from our members. Businesses like yours share their stories, challenges and future plans, so grab a cuppa and get to know your fellow members.

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Strategy for Success in 2024 - Making Winter Downtime Count:

Our comprehensive new guides features helpful advice and resources to get you planning through the quiet winter period for a successful 2024.

NCASS Members can view & download the guides straight from their Member Recourses page. Non-Members can access via an email download. 

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