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Business Advice - Our self-help advice sheets

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Age restricted products

  • Video recordings & games for sale & hire View
  • Underage sales of alcohol View
  • Tobacco & children View
  • Sunbeds View
  • Retail sale of fireworks View
  • Online sales of age-restricted products View
  • Knives & other bladed items View
  • Crossbows, air weapons, etc View
  • Cigarette lighter refills & solvents View
  • Age-restricted products View
  • Aerosol spray paints View

Animal health and welfare

  • Requirements for cattle identification View
  • Avian influenza (bird flu) View
  • Keeping veterinary medicine records View
  • Classical swine fever View
  • Welfare of animals during transport View
  • Transporting horses by road View
  • Transporting livestock by road View
  • The welfare of horses at markets etc View
  • The welfare of poultry at markets View
  • The keeping & movement of pigs View
  • The retail sale of pet food View
  • Sheep identification, records & movement View
  • Sheep scab View
  • Schmallenberg virus View
  • Responsible animal / pet ownership View
  • Rabies View
  • Registration & records of poultry View
  • Mixing feed on-farm View
  • Manufacturing your own pet foods View
  • Livestock markets View
  • Livestock transport vehicles View
  • Keeping pet pigs View
  • Imported feed & food controls View
  • Humane disposal of infant calves View
  • Home slaughter of sheep View
  • Horse passports View
  • Home slaughter for private consumption View
  • Home slaughter of cattle View
  • Goats identification, records & movement View
  • Foot-and-mouth disease View
  • Feed hygiene for transporters & hauliers View
  • Food chain information (FCI) View
  • Food hygiene for farmers & growers View
  • Feed hygiene for farmers & growers View
  • Farm animal transport journey times View
  • Disposal of animal by-products etc View
  • Disposal of waste food View
  • Deer carcase & offal disposal View
  • Contingency planning for livestock diseases View
  • Cleansing & disinfection of vehicles View
  • Casualty slaughter farmers & hauliers View
  • Cattle keepers & livestock shows View
  • Cattle that have been refused passports View
  • Buying or selling of livestock View
  • Calves at market View
  • Anthrax View
  • Bovine tuberculosis View
  • BSE testing fallen cattle View
  • Animal gatherings View
  • African horse sickness View

Consumers/buyer's rights (including selling methods)

  • The sale & supply of goods View
  • Supplying services / goods with services View
  • Returns policies View
  • Package tours & holidays View
  • One-day & occasional sales View
  • On-premises sales from 13 June 2014 View
  • Off-premises sales from 13 June 2014 View
  • Off-premises sales before 13 June 2014 View
  • Licensed premises View
  • Distance sales from 13 June 2014 View
  • Distance sales before 13 June 2014 View
  • Consumer protection from unfair trading View
  • Accurately describing goods & services View

Fair trading (including pricing)

  • The sale & resale of tickets View
  • The sale of alcohol in pubs, restaurants, etc View
  • Herbal medicine and health food shops View
  • Weights & measures for greengrocers View
  • Weights & measures for butchers View
  • Weights & measures for fishmongers View
  • Video recordings & games for sale & hire View
  • Used car sales View
  • The sale & supply of goods View
  • Supplying services / goods with services View
  • Returns policies View
  • Price marking of goods for retail sale View
  • Payment surcharges View
  • Online sales of age-restricted products View
  • Package tours & holidays View
  • One-day & occasional sales View
  • On-premises sales from 13 June 2014 View
  • Off-premises sales from 13 June 2014 View
  • Off-premises sales before 13 June 2014 View
  • Motor vehicle servicing & repairs View
  • Membership logos & claims of approval View
  • Mileage of used vehicles View
  • Labelling of textiles View
  • Licensed premises View
  • Labelling of footwear View
  • Labelling & describing organic food View
  • Internet auction sites & marketplaces View
  • Estate agents property descriptions View
  • Do you sell at car boot sales? View
  • Distance sales from 13 June 2014 View
  • Distance sales before 13 June 2014 View
  • Displaying prices in hotels etc View
  • Credit brokerage View
  • Consumer protection from unfair trading View
  • Company & business names View
  • Business scams View
  • Business-to-business marketing View
  • Antiques & antiquities View
  • Accurately describing goods & services View

Food

  • The sale of alcohol in pubs, restaurants, etc View
  • Herbal medicine and health food shops View
  • Weights & measures for greengrocers View
  • Weights & measures for butchers View
  • Weights & measures for fishmongers View
  • Small bakers & average weight View
  • Specified allergenic ingredients Q&A View
  • Sandwich labelling View
  • Retail sale & labelling of eggs View
  • Licensed premises View
  • Labelling of jam & similar products View
  • Labelling of prepacked foods View
  • Labelling of sweets View
  • Labelling of GM foods View
  • Labelling of honey View
  • Labelling & describing organic food View
  • Labelling of beef View
  • Imported feed & food controls View
  • Genetically modified foods Q&A View
  • Food labelling for caterers View
  • Food labelling for fishmongers View
  • Food labelling for greengrocers View
  • Food sampling by authorised officers View
  • Food labelled in a foreign language View
  • Food labelling for bakers View
  • Food labelling for butchers View
  • Food allergens & intolerance View
  • Food hygiene for farmers & growers View
  • Egg producers selling directly to consumers View
  • Disposal of waste food View
  • Date & lot marking of prepacked food View
  • Colours in food View
  • Composition of meat products View

Safety

  • Unsafe goods liability View
  • Toys View
  • Second-hand electrical goods View
  • Second-hand gas cooking appliances View
  • Second-hand upholstered furniture View
  • Product safety due diligence View
  • Part-worn tyres View
  • Ornamental & novelty giftware View
  • New upholstered furniture View
  • New & second-hand prams & pushchairs View
  • New nightwear View
  • Mini motos, off-road vehicles, etc View
  • Jewellery safety nickel, lead, etc View
  • Goods in rented accommodation View
  • Food imitations View
  • Electrical equipment View
  • Cosmetic products View

Weights and measures

  • The sale of alcohol in pubs, restaurants, etc View
  • Weights & measures for greengrocers View
  • Weighing equipment in use for trade View
  • Weights & measures for butchers View
  • Weights & measures for fishmongers View
  • The sale of solid fuel & wood fuel View
  • The sale & delivery of oil & gas View
  • Small bakers & average weight View
  • Price marking of goods for retail sale View
  • Packaged goods average quantity View
  • Labelling of honey View

Other

  • Herbal medicine and health food shops View
  • Underage sales of alcohol View
  • Tobacco & children View
  • Trading standards visits & inspections View
  • The retail sale of pet food View
  • The composition & use of packaging View
  • Sunbeds View
  • Specified allergenic ingredients Q&A View
  • Retail sale of fireworks View
  • Payment surcharges View
  • One-day & occasional sales View
  • Membership logos & claims of approval View
  • Knives & other bladed items View
  • Goods in rented accommodation View
  • Energy Performance Certificates View
  • Energy rating information View
  • Do you sell at car boot sales? View
  • Crossbows, air weapons, etc View
  • Credit brokerage View
  • Consumer protection from unfair trading View
  • Company & business names View
  • Cigarette lighter refills & solvents View
  • Age-restricted products View
  • Aerosol spray paints View

Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council, Environmental Protection Department, 1st Floor, Magdalen House, Stanley Precinct, Trinity Road, Bootle, Merseyside. L20 3QZ. Telephone: (0151) 934 2089   Fax: (0151) 934 2106   Electronic Mail: consumer.advice@environmental.sefton.gov.uk