Trading standards

Advice for businesses on consumer law

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.