Business Companion provides free, impartial legal advice and information for businesses and individuals that need to know about trading standards and consumer protection legislation.
The government sponsored information website provides free impartial legal guidance to help business owners untangle what is sometimes a complicated and confusing world of trading standards and consumer protection legislation.
Designed to offer a basic understanding of how the law views businesses that sell goods and or services to consumers. Quick guides provide the answers and direct you to more in-depth and specific guidance that delivers the detail.
The site is sponsored by Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and hosted by the Chartered Trading Standards Institute.
We will launch our Business in focus guides for Alternative Dispute Resolution and Selling goods via online platforms at the Business Show.