Services and guidance forBusinesses
Designed to meet your business needs
Our paid-for, tailored advice can help you grow and develop your business. By coming to us, you can invest in compliance confidently knowing you’re receiving advice from the experts who enforce the legislation. You can pay for advice through our Primary Authority or Buy With Confidence schemes, or on an hourly basis, allowing you to create a flexible, affordable package to meet your needs.
Buy With Confidence
Become trading standards approved
Are you a business that customers can trust? Find out more about our approved trader scheme and use our badge of approval to let people know you’re a business consumers can have confidence in.
Devon businesses can extend their Buy With Confidence membership to be part of Made in Devon.
Services and guidance forAgriculture
Supporting farmers and the agriculture industry
Our service covers one of the largest farming regions in the country, with tens of thousands of holdings, a number of slaughterhouses and regular livestock markets and important agricultural events held throughout the year.
As a result, advice, guidance and enforcement on animal health, welfare and disease control legislation is a high priority for us, and we aim to work alongside the agriculture industry to protect the health and welfare of livestock.
A North Devon farmer who pleaded guilty to causing unnecessary suffering to a lamb has been banned from keeping cattle and sheep for two years. Andrew Conibear, 57, of Knapp … Continue reading
The Heart of the South West Better Business for All partnership (HotSW BBFA) has won the Better Business for All award at the Office for Product Safety & Standards (OPSS) … Continue reading
Devon, Plymouth, Somerset and Torbay Trading Standards Service has launched a new campaign to help prevent renters in the region being caught out by fees that have now been banned. … Continue reading