The London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games will be the largest sports events in the world and offer a once-in-a-lifetime chance to showcase the UK at its best. It is also a great opportunity for businesses of all sizes and sectors.

You may already be planning how your business can take full advantage.However, like any large event, the Games will bring with them certain challenges. If your business is located near to a Games venue or a travel hotspot, you need to start planning as soon as possible to reduce any adverse impact that the Games could have on your business.

The below booklet provides some advice and guidance on things you can do before, during and after Games time, so that you can keepyour business running during 2012 and make the most of the opportunities this summer.

This guide has been coordinated by the Cabinet Office, with contributions from all the organisations involved with delivering the Games. It will be reviewed regularly, so please visit to get the latest advice.

Download here: Planning Information for Businesses