Essex Trading Standards is responsible for ensuring that standards are maintained across a wide range of areas. We are concerned with legislation which governs goods and services that are bought, sold and hired.
Our specialist advisors are available to provide advice and guidance to businesses regarding consumer issues. The following pages contain information relating to specific areas. For all other enquiries, please contact us directly.
We also publish a range of guides to legislation covering a range of sectors and requirements, which are available at no cost.
Additionally, Trading Standards runs the Buy With Confidence scheme, which offers consumers access to businesses approved by Trading Standards. To join the scheme, or find out more, visit the Buy With Confidence website.
Enquiries to Trading Standards can be addressed to us at:
Additional Business Guides: www.askcedric.org.uk
Telephone: 0845 603 7626