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Hertfordshire County Council

Trading Standards and fraud - Contact us

Get tailored advice from our Business Support Team.

If you think a business has broken the law or acted unfairly.

Such as blue badge, housing, council tax and school admissions fraud.


Business advice

For tailored business advice:


Email the business support team

Trading Standards business support,
Room 346, Old Block, Hertfordshire County Council,
County Hall
SG13 8DQ
Telephone:  01707 292429. Open 9am - 5pm Monday to Friday.


Report a trader to Trading Standards

Please contact the Citizens Advice consumer helpline to report a trader to Trading Standards.

Why can't I contact Trading Standards directly?

Trading standards only investigate traders who may have broken the law.

Citizens Advice handle calls on our behalf and will help with any complaint. If it sounds like a crime has been committed, they'll pass your complaint to us.


Report fraud against the council

We investigate cases of fraud committed against local government. For example, blue badge, housing, council tax and school admissions fraud.

If you want to report a trader, please report to Trading Standards.

We have a zero tolerance attitude to fraud at Hertfordshire County Council. Our highly trained team will investigate, seek to prosecute, and recover money from those involved in fraud.

The Shared Anti Fraud hotline: 0300 123 4033


Read our anti-fraud policies

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