Trading standards

Advice for businesses on consumer law

Get free, impartial legal guidance from the Business Companion. This site delivers guidance by default for England. Select Scotland from the drop down list as some laws are different or are enforced differently.

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
  • in depth guides - get detailed information

Trading standards

Address: Council Headquarters
Newtown St Boswells

Telephone: 0300 100 1800