- General power for best value authorities to charge for discretionary services, ODPM, 2003 - Communities and Local Government website.
- General power for local authorities to trade in function related activities through a company, ODPM, 2004 - Communities and Local Government website.
- Addendum to that guidance issued in April 2007 - Communities and Local Government website.
[NB. To be read in light of 2009 Trading Order]
- Loosening the reins: a survey of local authority approaches to prudential borrowing, charging and trading, LGA, 2004 - Local Government Association (LGA) website.
- Using the new powers to trade and charge: local authority case studies, LGA, 2005 - LGA website.
- Local authority trading: research report, CLG (INLOGOV), 2007 - Communities and Local Government website.
- Positively charged: maximising the benefits of local public service charges, Audit Commission, 2008 - Audit Commission website.
- SI 2009/2393, The local government (best value authorities) (power to trade) (England) order 2009 [2009 Trading Order] - Legislation.Gov.UK website.
- Joint Ventures: a guidance note for public sector bodies forming joint ventures with the private sector, HM Treasury, 2010 - (HM Treasury website, 112 pages, 819KB).
10 May 2012