CTSI can provide expert expert opinion on national trading standards policy and legislation. However, if you are looking for details of a specific case it is most likely a matter for the local authority trading standards team.
Throughout October and November, Local Authority Trading Standards Services have been participating in a Scottish National Product Safety Group project, focussing on MI in Cosmetics.
Concerns that Brits could put themselves at risk of online fraud this Christmas
How safe are your home appliances? Non-flame-retardant plastic-backed fridges, fridge freezers and freezers have been passing existing safety standards for years. That should put your mind at ease, knowing your newly acquired fridge-freezer has passed its safety test. Well, think again.
♫ Strolling through the stalls,
Five presents on each arm.
You’re almost done, but then you see,
A steal, so what’s the harm? ♫
A 79-year-old rogue builder has been sentenced to four years’ imprisonment for breaching a court order preventing him from cold calling and carrying out building work.