The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) provides a free to access online guide for businesses through the website: ‘businesscompanion – trading standards law explained’. This website contains a wide range of advice on trading standards law compliance for business.
The website can be viewed at:
The Government’s guidance on online delivery [online business] is also available at:
For advice on Distance Sales including online sales see:
For advice on Consumer Contracts and Distance Sales see:
For advice on Intellectual Property Rights, Trade Marks, Copyright, Designs and Patents see:
For advice on Trading Standards Officer’s statutory powers see:
The IPO provides a range of useful online guidance documents relating to businesses and intellectual property. Visit the site here:
For further advice, contact your local trading standards service. You can find your local trading standards service here:
The information on this page is for guidance only and is not designed to be a replacement for professional advice.