Business Advice We Can Give

Businesses, large or small, are subject to a wide range of legislation designed to protect the consumer, and promote a fair and safe trading environment. Whether you manufacture, import or retail goods, or provide a service, you are subject to these laws.

Milton Keynes Council Trading Standards business advice team is highly experienced in advising a wide range of businesses on compliance with consumer protection legislation, including;

- food standards

- product safety

- weight and measures

- consumer rights

- e-commerce

- age restricted sales

- fair trading

- intellectual property (including fake goods and counterfeiting)

- fireworks storage

- terms and conditions

- animal health and welfare and

- pricing.

We can also assist with EU Exit enquiries and Covid related business closures or diversifying questions.

To start benefiting from our expertise, please email businessadvice@milton-keynes.gov.uk and request an application form and our terms and conditions.

Milton Keynes based businesses can sign up for a fee of £100+ VAT which includes 1 hour of advice. Each additional hour is charged at £75+ VAT. Where you are signposted to freely available information, this provision will remain free of charge.

We also offer the opportunity for ongoing advice through the Primary Authority scheme. If you would like more information please contact us directly on tel: 01908 252818 or visit our website.

Last Updated: 11 February 2021