North East Trading Standards Association

The North East Trading Standards Association (NETSA) is a partnership body which brings together the twelve local authority Trading Standards services in the north east of England, in order to enhance services and contribute to meeting local, regional and national priorities.

The objectives of NETSA

  • Work in partnership to enhance local service delivery

  • Create informed confident consumers and protect the vulnerable

  • Support legitimate businesses by ensuring a fair and safe trading environment 

  • Co-ordinate local, regional and national priorities to enhance service provision

The Key priorities for Action in 2018-2020

  • Attract and strive to maintain resources to enhance the provision for Trading Standards services in the North East region

  • Ensure consistency of interpretation and sharing best practice

  • Working collaboratively to ensure effectiveness, efficiency and value for money

  • Use evidence/intelligence gathered locally, regionally and nationally to target resources

  • To carefully consider the implications and respond effectively to the Better Business for All project

  • To carefully consider the implications of and respond effectively to the devolutionary process within the region. Based on the political process

  • To carefully consider the implications and respond effectively to the UK leaving the EU.  

  • To carefully consider the implications of and respond effectively to the setting up of the Office of Product Safety and Standards.  

To see more detailed information go to the NETSA Strategy 2018-2020 (pdf 475 kb)   

Further detailed information on the projects delivered on behalf of the National Trading Standards Board including the work of the Regional Investigations Team site and Safety of Ports is available at NTSB

Contact

Trading Standards service, Directorate of Operations and Regulatory Services, Civic Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8QH. Phone: (0191) 2116121. Email: tradingstandards@newcastle.gov.uk

Related Pages

Need more information?

Trading Standards, Civic Centre, Barras Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8QH

03454 040 506

tradingstandards@newcastle.gov.uk

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