Business regulation

Trading standards

Sutton's Trading Standards Service tries to ensure the highest levels of fair trading and consumer protection for everybody who lives, works or does business in the Borough.


Depending on the type of business, events or activities you run, you may need a licence granted by the local authority.

Health & safety

Environmental health and multidisciplinary officers inspect business premises to improve standards of health and safety, aiming to reduce the number of accidents and ill health associated with the work environment and practices.

Food hygiene & safety

Our aim is to provide high quality advice to both consumers and businesses and to ensure that food premises operate within the law and sell food which is safe to eat.