We aim to promote a fair and safe trading environment operating locally, regionally and nationally so that consumers and businesses can buy and sell with confidence.
We deliver our services in a targeted manner to prioritise the most serious matters whilst also addressing the needs of all our users, consumers and businesses.
- About trading standards
Find out more about the range of things we are responsible, including rogue traders and underage sales
- Business advice
Details of how to get help to comply with the law if you're a business
- Consumer advice
Details of how you can make a complaint or find advice
- Enforcement and prosecution policy
We have a clear and understandable enforcement and prosecution policy
- Having the bottle to say no
This scheme aims to give businesses the tools and confidence to refuse children attempting to buy alcohol
- Illegal tobacco
What is being done about the sale of illegal tobacco
- Primary Authority advice
Where a business would like more detailed advice and support we can provide this under the Primary Authority scheme
- Volunteers wanted
We need young volunteers to help test shops when buying age restricted products
If you are unable to view documents of these types, our downloads page provides links to viewing software.
This page was last updated on 19 August 2015