Trading standards

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Following guidance from Welsh Government, we've produced specific guidance and downloadable resources to help you prepare to re-open your business. This underpins the 5-step approach published by UK Government.

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A number of resources are available, designed to help businesses comply with the law.

If you are a local business within Carmarthenshire you can contact our trading standards officers for advice on a range of topics including: 

  • Age restricted products
  • Animal health and welfare
  • Business names
  • Consumer Credit
  • Consumer rights
  • Description of goods and services
  • Explosives & fireworks licensing
  • Fair trading
  • Petroleum licensing
  • Pricing
  • Product safety
  • Selling on the internet
  • Sunbeds
  • Trademarks and intellectual property
  • Weights and measures

Alternatively, Business Companion is a government backed website that provides free, impartial information for businesses and individuals that need to know about trading standards and consumer protection legislation.