Trading Standards

Advice for businesses about Trading Standards.

Trading Standards advice for consumers.

Guidance about age restricted sales and its enforcement.

We operate the Buy With Confidence Trading Standards Approved Trader Scheme to help combat rogue traders.

Consumer education resources, including interactive and collaborative tools.

Information about energy performance certificates.

Information about product safety, including unsafe products and safety recalls.

Advice and guidance about rogue trading.

Information about Trading Standards alerts and issues.

Information about getting a weighbridge operator certificate and public weighing offences and penalties.

Guidance about weights and measures, including inspections and how to report an issue.

Our Regulatory Services and Licensing Teams are responsible for undertaking enforcement activity across a wide range of public services.

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Page last updated: 04 May 2021
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