Trading Standards

We enforce legislation to protect consumers and make Kent a better place to do business.

Consumer rights

Find out what rights you have when you buy goods and services and what to do if there's a problem.

Business advice

Advice and support for local businesses from Kent Trading Standards.

Animal health and diseases

How to prevent, identify and report problems with the welfare of animals in Kent.

Annual Report

Find out how we've been helping Kent businesses and consumers over the past year.

Enforcement Policy

How we operate to protect the public, businesses and the environment.

Our fees

How much we charge for the services we provide.

The Regulators’ Code

How we comply with the Regulators’ Code.

Contact Trading Standards

Report a problem or contact us for business advice.

Approved trader accreditation

Find out how we assess traders for Trading Standards Approved Fair Trader Schemes.


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