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The UK European Consumer Centre (UK ECC), a government-backed consumer advice service, has seen a 94% rise in cases since its inception in 2008, its annual report states.
UK holidaymakers affected by the collapse of Flybmi should contact the UK European Consumer Centre (UK ECC) for help and advice on their individual circumstances.
Warwickshire County Council trading standards are warning holidaymakers to be on their guard when booking airport parking following a number of recent high profile cases involving ‘scam’ airport parking businesses.
The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) is calling for a focus on local trading standards services as the foundation of a strong national consumer protection system, following the publication of Which? report Creating a successful enforcement system for UK consumers yesterday.
Seven local authority trading standards services joined forces to tackle illegal tobacco operations in the South East, seizing nearly £250,000 worth of counterfeit tobacco products, class A drugs and cannabis.