Trading Standards

What we do

We work with consumers and business to enforce and promote quality trading standards in Islington.

Our work with business includes:

  • advising local businesses on how to comply with Consumer Protection laws
  • investigating businesses that breach Consumer Protection laws
  • prosecuting traders who commit offences
  • inspecting trade premises

Trading Standards advice

For tips on avoiding scams as well as information on regulations look to the left and click on "Trading Standards Advice".

Other sources of business advice Hosted by the Trading Standards Institute. a not for profit agency who will offer some free, impartial advice to Islington and Camden residents looking to start up in business.  They are based at King’s Cross. a government sponsored site to assist businesses on a range of topics from regulations to finance and employment.


Trading Standards Service

Public Protection Division
Islington Council
222 Upper Street
London N1 1XR

Tel: 020 7527 3198
Fax: 020 7527 3038

Citizens Advice consumer service

The Citizens Advice consumer service provides practical advice for consumers in Islington. 

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