Regulatory compliance

Ensuring compliance with the plethora of waste related legislation is an ongoing challenge. A challenge that most businesses can do without. We provide support for this and apply our expertise to ease the process.

Permit applications

Preparing standard rules permits, bespoke applications and supporting compliance documentation.

Regulatory negotiation

Bringing our legal knowledge to bear to encourage pragmatism in application of regulatory requirements.

Compliance auditing

Ongoing assistance and 'critical friend' checks to cover off any possible points of exposure.

  • Includes: preparing standard rules permits; bespoke permit applications; and supporting compliance documentation.

    The client

    A waste-collection company that needed to establish a new recycling facility critical to its business development.

    The job

    Obtain planning consent and an environmental permit.

    Outcome

    Site operational within 3 months of commission.

    Client feedback

    "You've done a terrific job."

  • Bringing our legal knowledge to bear to encourage pragmatism in application of regulatory requirements.

    The client

    A client site experienced a fire. Environment Agency threatening enforcement action.

    The job

    Agree compliance strategy with Environment Agency without recourse to enforcement powers.

    Outcome

    Site compliant without enforcement including compliance documentation in place.

  • Ongoing assistance and 'critical friend' checks to cover off any possible points of exposure.

    The client

    A national retailer concerned about potential compliance risk.

    The job

    Compliance checks on sample of sites; preparation of action plan; identification of system improvements and development of in-house compliance tools.

    Outcome

    Exposure reduced and in-house capacity developed.

    Client feedback

    "We chose the right specialist consultancy to do the job."

  • Beyond Waste supports clients under scrutiny by the Agency, developing compliance strategies and where necessary lodging and defending appeals. 

    We represent our clients through the appeal process providing a cost effective and expert alternative to instructing lawyers. 
     

    Example

    A client was facing the threat of Enforcement action by the Agency. Beyond Waste advised on what was reasonable and prepared appropriate documentation. While an Enforcement Notice was served this was ultimately quashed on appeal with costs awarded to our client.

Testimonials

  • Your input on this has been very much appreciated, and thanks once again for keeping me up to speed throughout the process.

    - Principal Minerals and Waste Planning Officer, West Berkshire Council

  • Absolutely professional - I can see we are in good hands.

    - Pathway to Zero Waste

  • You've achieved more in 3 months than we achieved in 3 years!

    - A satisfied client

  • You've done a terrific job.

    - Another satisfied client.

  • We chose the right specialist consultancy to do the job.

    - John Lewis Partnership

  • This is a phenomenally important piece of work.

    - Professor Pat Harvey

  • Many thanks for your continued support... You have achieved far more in a few months than we achieved in two years.

    - NetRegs development project manager, Enivronment Agency

Beyond Waste

Suite 2, Freshfield Hall,
The Square, Forest Row,
East Sussex, RH18 5ES

 

Contact

Tel: +44 (0) 1342 825300
info@beyond-waste.com