New food hygiene laws came into effect in the UK in January 2006, affecting all food businesses, including :

1-caterers                             2- retailers

Safer food, better business (SFBB) is an innovative and practical approach to food safety management. It has been developed by FSA (Food Safety Agency of UK Government) to help small businesses such as restaurants, cafés and takeaways put in place food safety management procedures and comply with food hygiene regulations.

The Model is based on the principles of HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points) but has been simplified to cut out a lot of the jargon