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Trading Standards for businesses

If you are a Stockport business and would like advice on complying with Trading Standards legislation, please read the information offered on this page.

Free, impartial legal advice on trading standards and consumer protection legislation can be found on the Business Companion website.

Examples of the subjects covered on the site are product descriptions, cancellation rights, unfair contract terms, pricing, food & drink, product safety, weights & measures and underage sales.

If you are unable to find the business guidance that you need, you can contact our Trading Standards Service on 0161 474 4195 or email trading.standards@stockport.gov.uk.

If you are not a Stockport-based business, please enter your postcode on the Chartered Trading Standards Institute website.

If you are not a Stockport-based business, please enter your postcode on the Chartered Trading Standards Institute website. This is to find the contact details for your local Trading Standards Service.

If you would like to promote your business to Stockport residents, you can become a member of the Business Approval Register. Who we have selected to help local people find trustworthy traders and give hard working traders the recognition they deserve. See our Business Approval web page for more details.