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Reminder to businesses to check identity of “official” callers

Staff from official bodies, like the police, fire service, or local councils, who have to visit businesses as part of their jobs, are provided with identification material, like photo cards … Continue reading

Businesses enlisted to help combat modern slavery

Businesses across Devon and Cornwall will be given help and training to recognise the signs of modern day slavery and how to report it. The new scheme is being launched … Continue reading

Illegal tobacco seized in Devon, Somerset and Torbay

An operation to disrupt the sale and supply of illegal tobacco across Devon , Somerset and Torbay uncovered more than 8,100 cigarettes and four kilos of hand-rolling tobacco, all believed … Continue reading

Trading Standards wins national award

Devon, Somerset and Torbay Trading Standards Service has been nationally recognised by Government as the best Service of its kind in the UK for its support of local businesses. The … Continue reading

No ID? No sale! Businesses urged to sign up for free online training

Traders selling age-restricted goods in Devon, Somerset and Torbay are urged not to put their livelihoods at risk and use a free online training tool to help them stay on … Continue reading

Changes to our business advice charges

From 1 April 2018 we will be charging for all tailored business advice*. This will be charged at £80 per hour (plus VAT). We are introducing these charges to maintain … Continue reading