Trading Standards for businesses

If you're a Stockport based business

Visit the Business Companion website for free and impartial legal advice on trading standards and consumer protection legislation.

You'll find advice and information on:

  • product descriptions
  • cancellation rights
  • unfair contract terms
  • pricing
  • food and drink
  • product safety
  • weights and measures
  • underage sales

Email the Trading Standards team at if you cannot find the guidance you need.

If you're not a Stockport based business

Enter your postcode on the Chartered Trading Standards Institute website to find the contact details for your local Trading Standards Service.

Business Approval Register

If you'd like to promote your business to Stockport residents, you can become a member of the Business Approval Register. This scheme helps local people find trustworthy traders, and gives hard working traders the recognition they deserve.