PAGB Retailer Regulatory membership gives you access to high quality regulatory intelligence and advice to support your consumer healthcare business, including on the ‘big issues’ of the day such as EU Exit and COVID-19. Our regulatory intelligence will help you stay on top of the latest news and requirements for your business.
Here’s what’s on offer to all PAGB retailer regulatory members
Expert regulatory support
Whether it’s changes following EU exit, the rules around pack design or complex ingredient issues, we guide you through the evolving regulatory landscape.
We’ll keep you up to date via regular member-only email intelligence briefings and need-to-know alerts plus you’ll be able to access our regulatory guidance, summaries, Q&As and one-to-one advice to support members to understand what you need to do and when
We welcome members onto our working groups, too, so you can have your say on regulatory issues that affect your business.
Expert advertising support
As a PAGB retailer regulatory member, you’re eligible to receive general advertising advice that is not specific product related.* This does not include PAGB copy clearance service.
Be sure to get the best advice and approval on multi-product campaigns featuring a combination of PAGB member companies (direct access on behalf of PAGB member companies)
*Own product/brand-specific bespoke advice (e.g. labelling, advertising) not included but can be provided at discounted consultancy rates
We offer a comprehensive package of training workshops covering regulatory and advertising rules for OTC medicines, medical devices and food supplements.
We can also put together a bespoke workshop at a generously member discounted rate exclusively for your business.
All of our training events are heavily discounted for PAGB members.
Effective engagement and networking
We use our expert voice on behalf of PAGB members in regular meetings with Government ministers, officials, regulators and stakeholders across the consumer healthcare industry.
We’ve shared concerns and sought positive solutions on key issues including EU exit, the impact of COVID-19 and ingredients the plastics packaging tax
Benefit from PAGB’s close working relationship with MHRA, which supports our aims for innovation in self-regulation and widening access to medicines
Play an active part in shaping future policies and strategy through PAGB’s Regulatory Working Groups
Retailer Regulatory members will be asked to read and accept the Terms and Conditions of retailer regulatory membership.
Day to day benefits
Use of PAGB’s central London meeting rooms.
PAGB offers free use of its meeting rooms to members, and very reduced rates for associate members. We also invite our members to hot-desk at our offices if you’re in the area (subject to availability). Our office is currently closed but will be available once again in the near future.
Is my company eligible for Retailer Regulatory membership?
Retailer Regulatory membership is for companies that operate a retail business selling branded OTC products direct to UK consumers and is about enabling retailers to understand the consumer healthcare industry.
How much does Retailer regulatory membership cost?
The minimum fee for Retailer Regulatory membership is £4000+VAT at 20% annually and is based on your UK consumer healthcare sales. The feel will be charged on a pro rata basis from the date you join. Retailer Regulatory membership covers you and colleagues working within the UK consumer healthcare department.