A name one hard of hearing consumer attributed to us when she misheard ‘TRADING STANDARDS’ on the phone!
Come and have some fun following clues around County Hall to find your bag of treasure, and learn a little bit more about us on the way! There’s no limit to how many people can take part, so grab your friends and colleagues and join in!
Treasure Hunt starts on E1 Bridge, but if you happen to stumble upon any of our ‘treasure hunt’ locations during the day, you can start the hunt from these too.
In one of the most significant periods of change in the consumer landscape what do you know about Essex County Council Trading Standards, and the diverse public protection role we quietly play in the background to keep Essex residents safe, and businesses on the right track?
Come and find out how we make sure the chicken you eat is treated properly by the farmer, that the teeth whitener you use doesn’t make your teeth fall out, how we work to combat criminals operating fraudulent scams on the most vulnerable in our society, how we’re working to make sure your nut allergy suffering friend can confidently eat out, and much much more.
Did you know that we are also a business advisory service? We care about business in Essex, and we want business to get it right for their consumers, if you have a small business, or know someone that does, why not come along and get information on how we can help them, whether its drafting of terms and conditions, advice on how to label their products, or general queries about the law…. we’re here to help, and we cover industries from toys to cosmetics, to clothing, to food, and everything in between!
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