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



  1. Laser pointers: call for evidence

    • Consultation outcome
  2. Cost of energy review: call for evidence

    • Closed consultation
  3. Breathing space: call for evidence

    • Closed consultation

See all consultations



  1. Water abstraction from non-tidal surface water and groundwater

    • Official Statistics
  2. Seasonal outflow and rainfall estimates for the UK

    • Official Statistics
  3. Ethical retail: public views

    • Official Statistics

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Detailed guides

  1. Meat products: sell them legally in England

    Find out what information you need to show on products made of or containing meat that you sell to the public. Read more

  2. Food labelling: loose foods

    Give information to consumers when selling food that is loose or hasn't been prepacked by another producer. Read more

  3. Living in Cuba

    This guide sets out essential information for British national residing in Cuba including advice on health, education, benefits, residence requirements and more. Read more

  4. 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

  5. Hallmarking policy

    Role of Regulatory Delivery within hallmarking policy and legislation. Read more