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Rogue traders and forceful doorstep sellers across the UK were targeted in a national day of action on Wednesday 30 September 2015 as part of a week-long crime prevention initiative.
Businesses that sell goods and services to consumers now have access to a wealth of free information to help them comply with the new Consumer Rights Act which comes into force today (Thursday 1 October).
Almost one in five retailers illegally sold cigarettes to children during a test purchase operation coordinated by the Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI).
Businesses that sell goods and services to consumers now have access to a wealth of free information to help them comply with the new Consumer Rights Act, which comes into force in October.
Legislation to come into effect in October this year will introduce new mechanisms to assist consumers in resolving their disputes with businesses.