Trading Standards advice

Business advice

The Trading Standards Team provides basic guidance to businesses to help them comply with Trading Standards legislation.

All businesses and traders are required by law to ensure that they are not in breach of trading standards.

We can carry out investigations to check if they comply, specifically in the following areas:

  • Food
  • Fair trading practices
  • Safety
  • Weights and measures
  • Age-restricted sales

Our services

Rochdale Trading Standards can offer businesses in Rochdale:

  • Basic advice on Trading Standards legislation relating to your business and how to comply in the most effective ways.
  • Basic advice on the labelling, composition or construction of products.
  • Primary Authority Partnership; providing comprehensive advice and guidance. There is a charge for this service.
  • Training to your staff on trading standards laws, tailor-made to your requirements.