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TS Alerts!

Our Trading Standards newsletter is updated fortnightly and aims to provide you with information about the latest scams, product recalls and alerts about rogue traders that may be in your area. You can subscribe, send the newsletter to friends, print, see previous editions and unsubscribe (although we will be sorry to see you go!)

Prosecutions and other court actions

Find out about the latest court actions against rogue traders, the selling of counterfeit goods and other unlawful trading practices in Buckinghamshire and Surrey. launched in Buckinghamshire and Surrey

You can now use a directory of businesses which have been vetted and monitored by your local Trading Standards. Each business has given a commitment to trading fairly.

Caterers – be allergen aware!

Do you want to help your staff fully understand the requirements of allergen labelling? Guidance can be found on the Food Standards Agency's allergen resources web page.

If you would like more help on how to be allergen aware, please contact our Business Advice Team.

Translated allergen guidance notes in other languages including Traditional Chinese, Hindi, Polish, Punjabi, Simplified Chinese, Thai, Turkish and Urdu can be found on the Brighton and Hove City Council website.

Working with TrustMark to offer a new level of consumer protection and trade accreditation

Together, we'll jointly deliver a national Trading Standards supporting scheme, giving firms local reassurance with national recognition.

The Trading Standards Approval scheme is an accreditation that tells potential customers that the tradesperson not only complies with TrustMark's Government-endorsed Standards for quality of workmanship, but they also understand fair trading practices and have in place all the correct documentation and insurances.

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