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Business perspectives on approaches to securing compliance - BR0103

Description
The aim of this project is to capture business perspectives of the effectiveness of regulation in general, the broad set of compliance interventions used by environmental regulators, specific views on enforcement and how these compare with other approaches and drivers of business environmental performance. This will be achieved using a qualitative research approach.
Objective
This project’s objectives are to produce qualitative evidence of business perspectives on the
effectiveness of enforcement and other activities within the wider set of approaches regulators use to secure
compliance by:
• Identifying business perspectives on the effectiveness of enforcement activities and other approaches to
compliance at achieving compliance and associated environmental and regulatory objectives;
• Identifying how perspectives on the effectiveness of enforcement activities vary by sector, size of business and
type of regulatory regime;
• Exploring firms’ views of the relative effectiveness of the different types of enforcement and sanction activities
available to environmental regulators;
• Capturing the relative importance of specific and general deterrence on the behaviour of firms.
Project Documents
• FRP - Final Report : Business perspectives on approaches to securing compliance   (3249k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2010

To: 2011

Cost: £57,188
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Greenstreet Berman Ltd
Keywords
Better Regulation