Consumer advice is provided by Citizens Advice, who help with consumer problems when something has gone wrong with a purchase of goods or services.
Find businesses that have been vetted and approved by Trading Standards to ensure that they operate in a legal, honest and fair way.
A National Trading Standards Scams Team initiative, which aims to protect and prevent people from becoming victims of scams by empowering people to take a stand against scams.
Say no to cold calling doorstep traders with a Dorset Trading Standards door sticker.
Report a business to Citizens Advice if you think it has broken the law or acted unfairly. Citizens Advice will pass the information you've provided to us, to decide whether to investigate.
Get advice on buying a dog and what to look out for or report a concern about a breeder to help us stop the illegal puppy trade. If you are a breeder, find out if you need a licence and apply.
Information on food and product safety alerts, reports and recalls for unsafe products.