Environmental guidance for your business in Northern Ireland & Scotland

Business Advisory Group and Stakeholder Contributions

NetRegs receives advice from businesses, business support organisations and stakeholders in Northern Ireland and Scotland. 


Northern Ireland

In Northern Ireland, NetRegs takes account of the views received from businesses, organisations and stakeholders in the course of business, and also always welcomes feedback and suggestions on the direction that the website takes via its email facility. For more information contact us.

 A dedicated Business Advisory Group is not currently operating in Northern Ireland, but NetRegs in Northern Ireland currently benefits from contributions made by the NetRegs Business Advisory Group that meets in Scotland.



 A Business Advisory Group (BAG) for NetRegs, comprised of businesses, business support organisations and other stakeholders, meets twice a year in Scotland. At the meetings the group discusses:

  • what NetRegs has done and achieved since the previous meeting
  • what NetRegs should consider and plan to do in the subsequent months.

At present BAG includes members of the following businesses and groups:

In Scotland NetRegs also welcomes suggestions and feedback from all stakeholders, contact us here.

Whats new on NetRegs

  • EU Exit

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  • Waste – Duty of Care Roles and Responsibilities

    The Northern Ireland Environment Agency has published a short guide to the duty of care responsibilities including advice and information for waste producers, carriers and those accepting, storing and treating waste.



  • EIA (Agriculture) Regulations for Northern Ireland

    Any person intending to alter the use or management of areas of uncultivated or semi-natural land must obtain prior approval from the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA).

    Read more on the DAERA website

  • Guidance from your environmental regulator

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  • 9 NEW GPPs (Guidance for Pollution Prevention) available now

    The NetRegs team at SEPA, in partnership with The Northern Ireland Environment Agency, Natural Resources Wales and a number of industry bodies have produced 9 new GPPs to replace out of date PPGs. More are coming! Check the available topics

  • New guidance

    New guidance for Start-ups, charities and community projects


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