Trading Standards alerts are updated regularly and aim to provide you with information about the latest scams and alerts about Rogue Traders that may be in your area. The Alerts are attached below as PDF downloads, so please check back regularly for new Alert PDFs.
The Home Office have produced a useful guide for small businesses which helps them to choose a CCTV system and how to get the most from this technology.
For the latest news on the horse meat investigation please see the Food Standards Agency website.
WSX Enterprise has been awarded a contract to deliver business Start-up Loans for Young People as part of the Government’s pilot programme.The loans are flexible with an average of £2500 available, although amounts can be more or less than this. Anyone aged 18-30 years old can apply through the WSX Enterprise online application process and repayments can be spread over as long as 5 years depending on the needs of the new business. Interest on the loan is fixed at 6%. Furthermore, each applicant is assigned a business mentor to help refine the business idea and give support to launch the new business. The BBC Business News reported on this story on 3 January 2013.
Find out about the latest court actions against rogue traders, the selling of counterfeit goods and other unlawful trading practices in Surrey.
Find out about the latest scams and rogue traders in your area.