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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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Nockolds Solicitors becomes first law firm approved as a consumer ADR body

Posted: 15/11/17

Nockolds Solicitors, which delivers Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) schemes to the optical and veterinary sectors, has successfully attained approved ADR status from the Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI), making Nockolds the first law firm to be named an Approved ADR Scheme Provider.

Surrey rogue trader and money launderer son ordered to pay back more than £250,000 to scam victims

Posted: 14/11/17

A Surrey rogue trader and his money launderer son have been ordered to return more than £250,000 to elderly residents who were charged extortionate sums for shoddy roofing and building work.

Rogue trader who targeted elderly residents jailed

Posted: 13/11/17

David Collins, aged 42 of Belcamp Lane, Dublin appeared before Manchester Crown Courts on 3rd November 2017 in relation to a series of Trading Standards and Fraud offences.

National campaign will target adults who give cigarettes to children

Posted: 13/11/17

The latest chapter in Scotland’s drive to reduce the harm caused by smoking will target adults who buy cigarettes for young people.

Leicester men sentenced for selling dangerous vehicles

Posted: 07/11/17

Three Leicester men have been sentenced to a total of five and half years in prison at Leicester Crown Court Friday 3 November for selling defective, unroadworthy and dangerous vehicles to customers from across the East Midlands.

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