The Trading Standards Service provides a variety of services to local businesses.
Get free, impartial legal guidance from the Business Companion*.
You can find out about:
- the basics - how the law sees businesses who sell to consumers
- concise guides - based on what, where and how you sell
- indepth guides - get detailed information
*the site delivers guidance by default for England. Select Scotland from the drop down list as some laws are different or are enforced differently.