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Today sees the long-awaited publication of the BEIS Consultation - “Reforming Competition and Consumer Policy: Driving Growth and Delivering Competitive Markets that Work for Consumers”.
The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) has been made aware of a phoney email clad in NHS branding, informing the recipient that they can supposedly apply for a digital vaccine passport. The message claims that the so-called "Coronavirus Digital Passport" proves that you have been vaccinated against COVID-19 and "allow(s) you to travel safely and freely around the world without having to self-isolate."
In April 2020, during the second month of the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown, Peterborough City Council's Regulatory Services were called upon to support the Authority's efforts to house the homeless in Peterborough's hotels to help protect them from the spread of the virus.
The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) is celebrating the work of the Gateshead Metrology Lab for its examplar work during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) has uncovered evidence of a new Post Office scam that claims that the recipient's parcel delivery failed and returned to a Post Office depot.