She has also previously held roles that include Senior Ombudsman at the Office for Legal Complaints, a member of the Legal Services Board Consumer Panel, Operations Director at the Office of Fair Trading, Director of Service Improvement at the Local Better Regulation Office
, and national operations manager for Consumer Direct, where she was involved in the establishment of the national consumer advice helpline on behalf of Government.
Agencies which moved to the West Midlands following Sir Michael Lyons' inquiry included OFWAT, the Gambling Commission, the Big Lottery Fund, the Local Better Regulation Office
and the Museums, Libraries and Archives Council.
The Chamber is working with the Local Better Regulation Office
and local authorities in greater Birmingham to improve the way red-tape gets applied, again to make this more helpful to businesses.
BUSINESS leaders in Coventry and Warwickshire have welcomed the review into the performance of the Local Better Regulation Office
Businesses should benefit from a more consistent approach from regulators, and the aim is that they should no longer receive conflicting advice and unnecessary inspections and burdens with an adapted Local Better Regulation Office
(LBRO) co-ordinating the way regulators operate.
The Local Better Regulation Office
to oversee town halls - duplicating work already done.
Government will work with councils to establish a new body, the Local Better Regulation Office
, which aims to achieve a single set of priorities for all council regulatory services, not just trading standards.
Prior to joining LGO Dr Martin was Deputy Chief Executive at the Local Better Regulation Office
and a Non-Executive Director of Coventry Primary Care Trust.
As well as taking the Government to task for attempting to hit business with such an eyewatering sum, the Chamber has joined forces with the Local Better Regulation Office
Closure of the Local Better Regulation Office
, in Holliday Street, Birmingham, is also "under consideration".
Dear Editor, The call from the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) for less red tape reinforces the belief of the Birmingham-based public body for better local regulation, LBRO (Local Better Regulation Office
), that local councils have a critical role to play in enabling the UK economy to grow its way out of recession.
A little-announced success for Birmingham is that we now house the new national headquarters of the Local Better Regulation Office
(LBRO) - a government department charged with enforcing and advising on regulations that relate to trading standards, environmental health, licensing and some elements of fire protection.