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Businesses urged to join consumer protection scheme

Businesses are being urged to join one of the UK’s most robust and trusted consumer codes of practice schemes after the total amount it protects topped £50 billion per year. 

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New report shows fewer retailers sell e-cigs to children

Retailers that failed a national test purchase operation and sold nicotine inhaling products to children and young people are now fully compliant with the law, a new report has found.

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CTSI responds to NAO report

Leon Livermore, chief executive of the Chartered Trading Standards Institute, has responded to the NAO review.

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