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Business Advice

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The Chartered Trading Standards Institute's Business Companion website provides comprehensive, free guidance for businesses who need to know about trading standards and consumer protection legislation.  Topics covered within the Business Companion website include underage sales, food and drink, product safety and activities regarding animals, agriculture, weights and measures and other business information.

(You can also contact us via our Business Advice line 01384 817997, please note however that we do not offer businesses contractual advice.  For such matters you will need to contact a solicitor or relevant trade body if you are a member.)