Contact Trading Standards

Whether you're a consumer or business, you can contact Trading Standards for advice and support.

If you are looking for advice: 

  • before purchasing goods or services
  • about resolving an issue or dispute with a trader
  • on reporting the illegal activities of a trader to Trading Standards 

please visit our consumer advice page.

To report illegal activity anonymously, visit the Crimestoppers website.

Scam prevention

If you are worried about scams, you can find information on:

  • spotting the signs of a scam
  • preventing scams
  • talking to loved ones about scams

on our scams page.

Doorstep callers

If you or someone you know is worried about unwanted doorstep callers, you can find information and advice on how to protect yourself on our doorstep callers page.

If you would like information on how to find a Trading Standards approved trader, visit our Approved Trader Scheme page

If you would like information on the Nominated Neighbour Scheme, visit our Nominated Neighbour page.

Friends Against Scams is a National Trading Standards Scams Team initiative which aims to protect and prevent people from becoming victims of scams by empowering communities to... 'Take a Stand Against Scams.'

If you would like to find out more about becoming a friend against scams, visit the Friends Against Scams page.

Whether your business is big or small, if you need advice from Trading Standards, visit the Business Advice page.

To find out more about an explosives, fireworks or petroleum licence, visit our Licences and Registrations page.

To find information on animal feed registration or approval, visit our Licences and Registrations page.

Lorry Watch is a scheme operated using local people to identify the misuse of weight restricted routes by heavy goods vehicles in Nottinghamshire.

To find out more, visit our Reporting the Misuse of Weight Restricted Routes by Lorries page.

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