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.
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.
Devon, Somerset and Torbay Trading Standards Service has been shortlisted for the 2020 LGC Awards in the ‘Best Service Delivery Model’ category. The award recognises local authorities which have pioneered … Continue reading
Rogue handyman who defrauded pensioner given two year suspended sentence and told to pay over £13,000
A rogue handyman has been sentenced for fraud after charging a vulnerable pensioner £100,000 for gardening and maintenance work. At Taunton Crown Court on Wednesday 16 October, Thomas Samuel Godfrey, … Continue reading
Devon and Cornwall Police, Devon’s Trading Standards Service and leading rural insurer NFU Mutual have joined forces to launch a campaign to tackle “cold calling” criminals at farms across the … Continue reading