The government is working to make sure that people have the information and protection they need when they buy goods and services.

Detailed guides

  1. Claim compensation for injury or financial loss

    How to claim compensation yourself or if using a claims management company, check they're authorised, your rights and their obligations. Read more

  2. Food standards: labelling, durability and composition

    Requirements for products listed under food standards legislation, such as bottled water, milk, fish and meat; table of UK mineral waters; 'best before' dates. Read more

  3. Processes for dealing with anti-competitive activity

    Information on competition authorities and sectoral regulation. Read more

  4. Measuring container bottles: register a manufacturer's mark

    Register a new manufacturer's mark and access a list of approved and inactive measuring container bottles (MCB) marks. Read more

  5. Food labelling: giving food information to consumers

    Find out the information you must give to customers on food products and how to give it. Read more