Trading standards serves the local community by promoting a safe and equitable trading environment, encouraging good business.
Trading standards aim to provide a free, impartial, professional, accessible and confidential advice and assistance service to residents of and visitors to the Isle of Anglesey on any problems associated with consumer matters.
When we can help you
- we will provide advice and information regarding consumer rights over the telephone, in writing or in person
- we will visit consumers at their home when appropriate
- we will negotiate a settlement in disputes between consumers and retailers in an unbiased and fair manner
- we will identify any unfair or illegal trading practices and refer them to the enforcement section for investigation
- we will educate consumers and businesses as to their rights and obligations under consumer civil law
When we cannot help you
- we can advise and assist in the preparation of a claim but we cannot take the court action on a person’s behalf
- we can advise where there is a dispute between trader / trader, but cannot intervene or negotiate a settlement
- we are not in a position to offer judgement on a particular company’s trading practices unless that information is already in the public domain
Our service standards
- we will respond to all written complaints within 3 working days
- we will complete at least 85% of complaints within 2 months
- we will update complainants on ongoing matters every 21 days
Situations where we could help
- I’ve bought an unroadworthy car from a garage - what are my rights?
- the double glazing I had installed 6 months ago is letting in water, but the company who fitted them are refusing to help - what should I do?
- the TV I bought is faulty - I didn’t buy a guarantee at the time, could I still get it fixed?
- I keep getting junk mail through the post - can you tell me who can stop this?
- I can’t get my builder back to finish a job on my house - the roof is now leaking because of his negligence - could I get another builder in to fix the damage?
How to contact us
You can contact us by phone, fax, email, in writing or in person.
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If you are an Anglesey resident or a business based on Anglesey with a consumer or trading standards related query, you are entitled to free, expert advice from Anglesey Trading Standards.
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