I’ve been contacted by an ex-employee of Hampshire County Council Trading Standards. They have provided me some communication they had with their councillor, which makes for interesting, if not alarming reading. This just sums up for me the problem of Continue reading Cutbacks at Hampshire County Council Trading Standards
THIS ARTICLE IS NOW OUT OF DATE – KEPT PUBLIC FOR HISTORICAL VIEWING My Trading Standards department has received a large number queries which tend to fall into two categories: can a particular business stay open a business is still Continue reading Coronavirus – can a business stay open / should we be working?
In England, Scotland and Wales, Trading Standards departments are delivered via local councils. I believe there are around 200 trading standards departments. In Northern Ireland the Trading Standards department is provided by one department. Do we need a national UK Continue reading Do we need a national Trading Standards department?