Devon Trading Standards services merge

Devon and Somerset Trading Standards has merged with the Torbay service to form Devon, Somerset and Torbay Trading Standards Service.

This single Trading Standards Service aims “to ensure that the objectives of all three authorities are met, but will facilitate a uniform way of operating. The new Joint Service will be sustainable, flexible and resilient, aiming to be a regional centre of excellence for business support and investigative skills.”

Businesses looking for trading standards advice should continue to contact the team in their area.

Devon businesses should call 01392 381381.

For full details of Trading Standards, visit devonsomersettradingstandards.gov.uk.


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