Advice to new businesses

Give your business a head start in Lancashire and ease the legislative burden with help and advice from the Trading Standards Service. We subscribe to the home authority principle, which requires us to place special emphasis on businesses based in Lancashire. We are able to provide expert advice and assistance on trading standards subjects at this crucial time for your business to ensure that you get it right first time. 

We can provide guidance on:

  • Choosing a name for your business
  • Product labelling, description and presentation
  • Providing a service
  • Your legal obligations to your customers and what you can do to ensure that you comply with the law


Lancashire County Council Trading Standards Service,
County Hall,

Tel: 01772 533 569

Home authority principle