Free Trading Standards Business Advice

Whether you make four candles or fork handles make sure your business is safe and legal.

For a limited time, our Trading Standards officers are providing free bespoke advice and support to help businesses in Nottinghamshire negotiate complex legal requirements, so they can be confident they are marketing their products and services correctly.

As experts in compliance and legislation our Trading Standards officers have the specialist knowledge to help businesses get things right from the start and avoid potentially costly corrective action that might be needed a result of non-compliance with legislation.

To find out more, complete our simple Business Advice Request Form and one of our Trading Standards officers we will aim to be in touch within one working day.


The free bespoke advice that is provided to businesses in the Districts of Mansfield, Newark and Sherwood or Bassetlaw forms part of the East Midlands Accelerator project, which is funded by the UK Government through the UK Community Renewal Fund*. This funding is available until 30 September 2022.

Businesses that are based in other Nottinghamshire Districts are also eligible for free advice, until 31 March 2023. For more information, simply fill in our Business Advice Request Form.

*The UK Community Renewal Fund is a UK Government programme for 2021/22. This aims to support people and communities most in need across the UK to pilot programmes and new approaches to prepare for the UK Shared Prosperity Fund. It invests in skills, community and place, local business, and supporting people into employment.  Find out more about the UK Community Renewal Fund.



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