Business Health Check

Trading Standards "Business Health Check"

A comprehensive and tailored audit covering all aspects of Trading Standards law. It covers:

  • legal requirements

  • systems and;

  • processes that can provide the assurance that you’ve done what you can to stay compliant.

    An experienced and qualified Trading Standards Officer will deliver an on-site audit. They will give you practical advice, appropriate to the size of your business. They will write all this up in a simple and easy to understand report.

    As an added benefit, we have access to national consumer complaint data. We can use this to help understand the key areas of concern affecting customers in your sector.

What issues we can cover:

Distance selling rules for online sales

  • Consumer rights / Terms and Conditions

  • Product safety, labelling and traceability (manufacturing/importation)

  • Food labelling, allergens, nutritional declarations, composition, traceability

  • Feeding stuff production (including HACCP)

  • Motor vehicle sales, servicing and repairs

  • Estate agency and lettings

  • Public houses, restaurants, hotels, catering

  • Weights and measures (average quantity, scales, weighbridges, petrol pumps etc.).

Who is it for?

Any business, regardless of sector or size. Aspects of trading standards law affect most business types, no matter what the size or scale.

This service will be of particular interest to:

  • new businesses

  • small or medium food producers

  • motor traders

  • businesses involved in importing or manufacturing heavily regulated goods.  

What else does it offer?

There are a number of other services that can be included as part of the TS "Business Health Check" service for an additional fee. These include:

  • Submission of food samples for analysis, with support to interpret the results

  • Submission of products for safety testing against British and European standards

  • Testing of specific weights and measures equipment.

  • HACCP audit, training and plan creation (for animal feed hygiene).

You can apply for this service using our online application form. Please ensure that you have read and accepted the terms and conditions before submitting an application.

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