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No Proof of Age No Sale Toolkit Version 4 - Now Live.

Click here for more information about how to avoid being a victim of a Scam

Click here for more information about National Consumer Week - Stay safe and say NO to cold calling doorstep traders

Buy Rex from a reputable breeder. Don’t fund the illegal dealer!

How to shop online safely.


SWERCOTS is a partnership of 15 local authority trading standards services, who work together to maximise the benefits of regional collaboration and to enable each partner to be more effective in the delivery of locally responsive services. Our common purpose is to promote a fair and safe trading environment to protect the interests of consumers and reputable businesses in south west England.

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Buying from Illegal puppy farmers and importers (often on the internet) means you are more likely to buy a sick puppy. Here are some hints to avoid...
Created to advise parents of babies and toddlers about the wise purchase and safe use of essential equipment.
Devon Trading Standard’s guide to buying your first car, your rights when things go wrong and safety on the road.
The ScamWise project provides Local Authorities with a variety of materials that can be passed to members of the general public and to partner...