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Consumer protection and business confidence will be fundamentally weakened following Britain’s exit from the EU if current regulatory, enforcement and advice partnerships are not maintained, according to a report published today by the Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI).
Structural defects insurance provider Advantage Home Construction Insurance (AHCI) is now a fully approved code sponsor after completing the CTSI Consumer Codes Approval Scheme (CCAS) process, offering a new level of customer protection and trade accreditation for customers.
Southwark Trading Standards secure prison sentence for trader selling dangerous skin lightening products
South London shopkeeper is believed to be the first to receive a custodial sentence for the illegal sale of dangerous skin whitening products.
Regulators warn public of pension scammer tactics as victims report losing an average of £91,000 in 2017
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and The Pensions Regulator (TPR) launch joint TV advertising campaign to raise awareness of pension scams and the most common tactics used by fraudsters
A dishonest plumber who charged an elderly victim almost three times the going rate for a bathroom refurbishment that experts called ‘unsafe’ has been sentenced for Fraud and Consumer Protection offences.