Letter of warning

Information on the Letter of Warning process.

When a breach of the weights and measures legislation or Trading Standards requirements has been discovered, the Client Manager may issue a Letter of Warning. The letter will list the issue(s) discovered, summarise the attempts by Trading Standards to resolve the matter and require the organisation to implement an action(s) in order to become compliant.

A Letter of Warning will be issued to the Director of the accredited organisation or to an accredited individual; depending on the nature of the non-compliance, and a copy may be provided to the Management Representative.

The individual and/or organisation is required to respond in writing to the Client Manager and a resolution must be sought within an agreed timeline.

If a resolution is not attained, Trading Standards may take further action against the accredited individual and/or organisation: