Business Companion

Business Companion provides information for businesses and individuals that need to know about trading standards and consumer protection legislation.

All consumer-facing businesses must comply with rules on unfair trading, pricing and contracts, including when you must give a refund,or offer a repair or replacement.

Trading standards legislation also covers topics such as product safety, food composition and hygiene, animal welfare and feeding stuffs as well as certain aspects of running your business.

The Business Companion website contains impartial free information, and is government-backed.