Business and Regulatory Impact Assessments (BRIA): best practice examples

Examples for policy officials of best practice completed and published Business and Regulatory Impact Assessments (BRIAs).

This is part of a collection that makes up the complete BRIA guidance. We have also produced a template for a BRIA and guidance on what a BRIA is

We have published examples of four different types of BRIAs that are considered best practice, to guide you on how your assessments should be written and displayed when they are completed. The four attached examples are:

  • a completed BRIA table
  • a full final BRIA published report
  • a short final BRIA published report
  • a decision to pursue a non-regulatory option

best practice final bria table.pdf

Best practice full final BRIA.pdf

best practice short final bria.pdf

example of pursuing a non-regulatory route.pdf



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