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Trading Standards

3 December 2018

Business advice and guidance

Trading Standards is responsible for ensuring businesses understand their legal obligations. Our specialist advisors are available to provide advice and guidance to businesses regarding consumer issues. For more information, call the Trading Standards Business Advice Line on 0345 603 7626.

Buy With Confidence

The Buy with Confidence scheme recommends all kinds of reputable businesses that have been vetted and approved by Essex Trading Standards. Are you a business interested in becoming a Buy With Confidence trader? Find out how to register with the Buy with Confidence scheme.

Licences issued by Trading Standards

Metrological services

Essex Trading Standards offers a full range of verification and calibration services to business, to request a quote please email

Public weighbridges

Please see our information on public weighbridges.

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