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 is warning residents to be aware of scammers looking to exploit the new NHS Test and Trace service. The Government system, which launched … Continue reading
A toolkit to help businesses in Devon, Somerset and Torbay to reopen safely has been launched. Better Business For All (BBFA) is a partnership of Devon and Somerset’s local authorities, … Continue reading
A Somerset farmer has been ordered to pay over £10,000 after being found guilty of breaching an order banning him from keeping animals. At Taunton Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday 26 … Continue reading