Research and analysis

Local authority trading standards: a review

An independent report examining the impact and effectiveness of local authority trading standards services.

Documents

The impact of local authority trading standards in challenging times

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Details

This is an independent report commissioned by the Department for Business Innovation and Skills and the Trading Standards Institute.

The research objectives were to:

  • examine the benefits and efficiency of trading standards activities
  • show how they align with national and local priorities
  • show the impact of cuts to funding over recent years
Published 21 March 2015