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How to sort the ‘sheep from the goats’ when choosing a trader
The Dealer’s Notice, which must be displayed by all dealers supplying precious metal jewellery, is being updated to add two new marks, in a version that will be compulsory from 1 May 2020.
Following the Thomas Cook collapse on 23 September 2019, the UK European Consumer Centre (UK ECC) would like to offer the following advice to those affected:
Trading Standards services throughout Scotland are reporting that the trade in fake goods continues to be a serious problem. Today, as part of Scottish Trading Standards Week, officers across Scotland are highlighting to consumers why it is not a good idea to buy counterfeit goods and how anyone caught trading in them risks being caught and punished.