Trading standards

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Trading Standards is a public service performed by Hertfordshire County Council. They provide advisory services to businesses, ensuring a safe and fair regulatory environment in which consumer and business interests can flourish.
Trading Standards will create and support a culture to enable willing businesses to comply with Trading Standards and Consumer Protection Law.

Contact details

Hertfordshire Trading Standards website

01707 292429

01727 813877


write to
Trading Standards Department
Welwyn Garden City

The external websites listed below offer further advice to consumers and business...

Trading Standards Institute
A one stop shop for consumer protection information in the UK. The site is supported and maintained by TSI, the Trading Standards Institute. This site provides a wealth of information for consumers and businesses, schools, advice and information centres, community organisations, local councils, business support agencies and trade associations.

Consumer Complaints
Consumer Direct provides clear, practical, consumer advice. Their regionally based advisors are specially trained to give practical advice on all kinds of consumer issues - from problems with cars to faulty household appliances.

Department for Business Enterprise and Regulatory Reform
The Department leads work to create the conditions for business success through competitive and flexible markets that create value for businesses, consumers and employees. It drives regulatory reform, and works across Government and with the regions to raise levels of UK productivity.

Date of last review: 05 September 2012