Trading Standards works to protect the public from unfair and unsafe trading practices.
From knowing your consumer rights, doorstep crime, to what the law says we provide a range of information and guidance.
Businesses and Trading Standards
Trading Standards can help your business comply with consumer protection laws. We help provide a level playing field for businesses.
Scams and Cons - How to protect yourself
Every year many people are conned into parting with their money by well-organised tricksters.
Contact Trading Standards and Citizens Advice Consumer Service
Address for correspondence only to Nottingham City Council Trading Standards Service c/o LH Box 43 Loxley House Station Street Nottingham NG2 3NG
Nottingham City Council Trading Standards are in partnership with Checkatrade
Nottingham City Council Trading Standards and Checkatrade are working in partnership to provide an approved trader scheme to help consumers choose a trader they can trust
Doorstep Crime/Rogue Traders
Avoid being a victim of rogue traders and what to do if you are approached
How to Report a Business or Trader
If you believe that a business or trader is in breach of trading standards legislation then there are different ways to report this.
If You Have Been Bitten By A Loan Shark
Loan sharks or illegal money lenders as they are also known are dangerous and acting illegally.
Nottingham City Council Act 2003 - Dealing with 2nd Hand Goods
Under this legislation, all dealers in second-hand goods in the city of Nottingham must be registered with Trading Standards. Also, all occasional sales held in the city must be notified to Trading Standards.