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Product specific business advice

Please find below links to business advice information that cover some of the issues within the Trading Standards remit. These pages have been developed by WHoTS. You will find similar information in our Business Advice leaflets pages.

Advice and guidance to retailers (General Civil Law)

Counterfeiting in the workplace 

Due diligence guide

Fair trading 

Firework safety 

Food and agriculture 

Food law guide (link to Food Standards Agency - External Site)

Food inspections 

Food - labelling and composition 

Food safety regulations 

Pricing Practices - English (PDF 1MB)  Cymraeg (PDF 1MB) 

Product safety  

Guide to selling tobacco - English (PDF 2.8MB)  Cymraeg (PDF 2.8MB)

Underage Sales

Unfair commercial practices - English (PDF 1MB)  Cymraeg (PDF 1MB) 

Weights and measures 

The above advice sheets are for guidance only and if there is a need to discuss the issues further, then it may be best to contact your local Trading Standards Department.