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CTSI can provide 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.


Regulators warn public of pension scammer tactics as victims report losing an average of £91,000 in 2017

Posted: 14/08/18

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and The Pensions Regulator (TPR) launch joint TV advertising campaign to raise awareness of pension scams and the most common tactics used by fraudsters

North Devon plumber sentenced for fraud and consumer protection offences

Posted: 13/08/18

A dishonest plumber who charged an elderly victim almost three times the going rate for a bathroom refurbishment that experts called ‘unsafe’ has been sentenced for Fraud and Consumer Protection offences.

Government launches product safety strategy to protect honest businesses and keep consumers safe

Posted: 10/08/18

Plans to strengthen the UK’s world-leading product safety regime have been set out today (Friday 10 August) by the Government’s newly established Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS).

Trading standards swoop on hoverboards haul

Posted: 09/08/18

Officers from North East Lincolnshire Council’s Trading Standards team have seized a haul of hoverboards deemed to be ‘dangerously unsafe’.

Ryanair: advice from the UK European Consumer Centre for UK holidaymakers

Posted: 26/07/18

UK holidaymakers affected by the current wave of Ryanair flight cancellations are being advised that there are EU Regulations that protect consumers when their flights are cancelled.


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