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Month: April 2020

Residents in Devon, Somerset and Torbay urged to remain vigilant as new COVID-19 scams continue to be identified

Devon, Somerset and Torbay Trading Standards Service is reminding residents to ‘stay home, stay safe and stay scam aware’, as new coronavirus (COVID-19) related scams continue to emerge. Since the … Continue reading

Trading Standards waives regulatory business support fees

Free advice could help businesses to diversify and operate during lockdown. All businesses in Devon and Somerset can now access regulatory advice free of charge until the end of July. … Continue reading

Hoteliers comply with lockdown restrictions over Easter

Almost all accommodation providers in Devon, Somerset and Torbay have stayed shut over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend. On March 23 the Government announced that, with very few exceptions, all … Continue reading

Stay home, stay safe, stay scam aware

The outbreak of COVID-19 has seen an increase in scams and doorstep traders who are trying to exploit fear and uncertainty during this difficult time. As individuals and communities, we … Continue reading

Coronavirus: Trading Standards advice for hospitality industry this Easter

Devon, Somerset and Torbay Trading Standards is reminding owners of guest houses, campsites and restaurants to remain closed this Easter to help combat coronavirus. On 23 March the Government ordered … Continue reading