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Welcome to CTSI's News Room. Here, you can browse through our latest consumer protection and trading standards news reports (below), or check out our archive of news articles from previous years.

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London Trading Standards Week Day 1: Knives continue to be sold to children as young as 13 in London

Posted: 25/09/17

Figures published by London Trading Standards show children as young as 13 continue to be sold knives across the capital.

CTSI Director of Policy calls for independent national trading standards regime for product safety

Posted: 21/09/17

Director of Policy at the Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI), Adam Scorer, repeated its call for an independent, national trading standards regime on BBC News today. This follows demands from Which? on manufactures to ‘do the right thing’ and stop producing plastic-backed cold-appliances from non-flame retardant materials.

Business Companion publish consumer rights guide for mobile phone repair businesses

Posted: 19/09/17

Trading standards experts have today published a new video guide for business who offer mobile phone repair services, to ensure consumers and businesses are protected under the Consumer Rights Act.

Counterfeit items seized from Southall and Greenford businesses

Posted: 19/09/17

Thousands of mobile phone accessories and E Liquids were seized on Thursday, 7 September in Southall by Ealing Council Trading Standards Officers.

Ryanair announce thousands of flight cancellations due to staff holiday error

Posted: 18/09/17

Ryanair announced on Saturday that they'll be cancelling 40-50 flights per day for the next six weeks, due to a mistake involving staff holidays.

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