Trading standards - support for businesses

We aim to help local traders comply with trading standards legislation by providing advice, guidance and information.

As part of our work, we make regular inspections of trading premises, but you don’t have to wait for a routine visit to ask us for help. You can contact us at any time for information and advice, including:

  • trading standards legislation
  • your obligations to your customers 
  • unfair competition from other traders

We’ll also be happy to help you set up systems to minimise the risk of trading standards problems arising.

If you’re a casual or occasional seller, you can check whether you’re a trader in the eyes of the law.

Keep up to date with Trading Standards by visiting their Facebook page

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