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Trading standards

Advice to new businesses

Trading standards advice for new businesses.

Calibration and hire

We operate a metrological calibration facility and weighbridge test unit available to hire.

Safe Trader scheme

The Safer Trader scheme is open to all businesses trading in Lancashire.

Trading advice

Business advice from the Chartered Trading Standards Institute.

Recipe 4 health

Award scheme for restaurants, cafés and takeaways designed to promote healthy eating, food safety and social responsibility.

Trading standards enforcement policy

Enforcing a wide range of public protection legislation.

Age restricted products – Check 25

Pubs and clubs, off licensed premises, tobacco and e-cigarettes and the sale of knives.

Allergy information for food businesses

Information from various sources to help consumers, schools and businesses alike, when dealing with people with allergies.

Allergen information for food law enforcement officers

Information from various sources to help consumers, schools and businesses alike, when dealing with people with allergies.

Consumer advice

If you want to make a complaint about goods or services received, or you require advice on consumer issues, then visit the Consumer advice section of our website.

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