Helping businesses to understand the law
It's the role of trading standards to make trading safe and fair for everyone, so if you run a business, it's important that you understand all the laws that apply to you.
You can find a wide range of information and training materials to help businesses on the Business Companion website.
What trading standards cover
There's a wide range of legislation and subjects, including:
- door step crime
- business and consumer scams
- illicit tobacco
- age restricted products
- product safety
- weights and measures
- descriptions of goods and services and price marking
- mail-forwarding businesses
- distance selling though websites, mail order and telephone sales
- lettings advice.
If you require more specific or detailed business advice please contact the team directly at email@example.com