Business Companion
Free, impartial advice for businesses on trading standards law. The business companion provides information for businesses that need to know about trading standards and consumer protection legislation.

Advice for businesses making jams etc
This quick guide provides a summary of food safety and labelling advice for small scale home producers of chutneys, pickles, flavoured oils and jams.

Illicit tobacco
This site is for stakeholders involved in tackling the trade in illegal tobacco products as part of comprehensive strategies to reduce smoking.

Underage sales
For outlets selling tobacco and alcohol, obtain a “No ID No Sale” pack FOC by sending an email.

Trading Standards is operated by 2 separate services across Kent and Medway, to serve the specific needs of consumers living and working within Kent County and Medway Unitary Authority boundaries. Both services offer advice and support to businesses operating across Kent and Medway and work closely together to share intelligence and resolve issues. The links are below:

Kent County Council Trading Standard Service

Medway Unitary Council Trading Standards Service