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Business advice for traders

Trading Standards provide business advice for traders in the Perth & Kinross area

The Trading Standards Service in Perth & Kinross aims to support businesses by providing comprehensive, easily accessible and relevant advice which will enable those businesses to meet their legal obligations.

The Business Companion website provides free, impartial legal guidance for businesses, sign up to create a collection of the information relevant to your businesses.

Our advice and enforcement work also helps to ensure fair competition throughout Perth and Kinross due to our consistent approach to all businesses.

Free business advice is provided for the following fields:

  • Weights & Measures
  • Product Safety
  • Underage Sales
  • Petroleum
  • Business Scams
  • Sale or supply of Goods & Services

Perth & Kinross Trading Standards can also offer a Primary Authority relationship through the national Primary Authority scheme. This is where businesses are able to form a statutory partnership with a single local authority, which will provide robust and reliable advice that other councils must take into account when carrying out inspections or dealing with non-compliance.

UKCA Marking

The Business Companion website contains guidance on the new UKCA marking which replaces the CE mark. From 1 Jan 2023 certain products will be required to display the UKCA mark instead of the CE mark.

Last modified on 12 August 2022

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