Services to Business

As West Yorkshire Joint Services, we provide a wide variety of services to business. These include compliance auditing, pay as you go business advice, advice and registration for farm and feeds, several training packages, online business advice and primary authority advice.

Business advice

In our enforcement policy, West Yorkshire Trading Standards Service commits to ensuring that businesses clearly understand the legislative requirements related to their business activity, and they have the resources to access advice to aid the meeting of those requirements. 

We are also an advocate of the business growth agenda and support the business community in order to help grow the Yorkshire and Humber regional economy as well as helping to grow ‘UK PLC’ overall through a 'pay-as-you-go' advice service. 

Compliance auditing

For businesses to show commitment to compliance, West Yorkshire Trading Standards can perform auditing services against a wide range of regulatory areas either on an internal or external basis.

Consumer safety

West Yorkshire Trading Standards can provide detailed, targeted advice on product safety in your industry. We can provide valuable information on the integration of safety controls minimizing the risk to the end user, from the design through to production and placing on the market.

Farm and Feeds advice and registration

The EC Feed Hygiene Regulations (183/2005) provides feed businesses to have a system in place to ensure that feed is safe for the animals and the food chain.

Financial investigation

Helping local authorities recover money obtained through crime  by use of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002.

Motor trade

We work with West Yorkshire garages and to improve standards within the motor industry and give consumers confidence that they are dealing with a reputable trader.

Primary Authority advice

Primary authority is an alternative approach for businesses to comply with the law. The scheme, regulated by The Better Regulation Delivery Office is to provide consistent regulation, improve professionalism, reduce burdens upon businesses and encourage growth.

Training packages

West Yorkshire Trading Standards Service ensures a fair market place where consumers can safely and confidently interact with compliant businesses.