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The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) has welcomed the announcements from the Department for Health and Social Care (DHSC) to ban disposable vapes and to strengthen the tools and resources for Trading Standards to make this achievable.
Home builders and consumers to benefit from robust and consistent service standards across UK new-builds
January 2024 marks the implementation of the updated Consumer Code for Home Builders’ and Consumer Code for New Homes’ Codes of Practice, which will deliver better consumer protection during the house purchase process and after-sales support across new-builds in the UK.
CTSI launches new Online Audit to clean up E-commerce.
The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) has urged the Government to reconsider its draft funding settlement for Local Authorities, with concerns that it may lead to further cuts to an already depleted Trading Standards service and result in increased risks to local communities.
The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) has issued a serious warning to parents this Christmas around unauthorised ingredients contained in imported American sweets and fizzy drinks with known links to hyperactivity and cancer in children that are readily accessible across UK highstreets.