Welcome to the Powys Trading Standards home page. From here you will be able to find out what we do and how you can get advice on any Trading Standards issues in Powys.
Our aim is to:
in the County of Powys.
The Trading Standards Service enforces the laws that govern the goods and services which are bought, sold, hired or advertised in the County. We work to make local communities better and safer places for people to live in; and to make markets competitive for businesses to trade in. We also enforce Animal Health & Welfare laws in relation to the keeping, movement and sale of farm and companion animals in the County.
We offer advice to consumers, guidance to businesses, information on Animal Health & Welfare rules, consumer education and calibration services. You can find out about the services we provide by clicking on the links on the left of this page.
If you require consumer advice please go to our consumer advice page.
If you are a business which is based or operates in Powys please go to our business advice page.
If you are aged between 18 and 25 years and live in Powys you can get a free Validate card by contacting us.
Go to the Validate UK website for further details.
(Note: other proof of age cards are available; you can also use your photocard driving licence or passport to prove your age)
TrustMark can help you find reputable firms across a wide range of trades that do home repair, maintenance and improvement work. Powys County Council supports the TrustMark scheme, and encourages local business to sign up. For further information visit the TrustMark website.
A Community Alcohol Partnership was launched in Brecon on Tuesday 24th April 2012. For more information visit the Community Safety website.