Once a Primary Authority has been formally adopted, local authorities can contact the Primary Authority rather than your business. This will reduce the number of requests you receive from other regulators.
Rather than spending time and money developing and implementing different compliance plans across different authorities, a Primary Authority Partnership allows you to have one plan. Everyone can follow this plan, wherever they are in the UK.
Cut Red Tape
Advice given by your Primary Authority must be respected by all local regulators.
Working in Partnership
We are working in partnership with Devon, Somerset and Torbay Trading Standards to provide a wide range of services and support for Primary Authority Agreements such as
Trading Standards form the agreement and would have dedicated officers that would receive all enquiries and filter the topic area to the appropriate specialist. We would then contact you to discuss and assist with the query.
If you are looking for more information or looking to apply, please visit the Devon and Somerset Trading Standards Website.