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CTSI can provide expert opinion, comments and spokespeople on a wide range of Trading Standards, consumer protection and regulatory issues. 

Please contact our press office on 01268 582240/07808 870752 or pressoffice@tsi.org.uk who would be happy to assist.


Problems with a letting agent in London? – “report it to help sort it”

Posted: 13/09/18

Trading Standards services in London are working together to help tackle problems with letting agents who aren’t complying with the law and are leading nationally on this issue.

Londoners urged to use caution when buying used cars

Posted: 12/09/18

An estimated fifth of used cars advertised through online platforms have unresolved or outstanding safety issues, warns London Trading Standards (LTS) in light of its recent research.

London Trading Standards anti-fraud action saves consumers £2m a year

Posted: 11/09/18

Londoners have been prevented from being ripped off by over £2 million over the last 12 months, thanks to trading standards tackling rogue traders across the capital.

74% of used tyres checked by Trading Standards failed to meet safety standards

Posted: 10/09/18

Almost three quarters (74%) of used tyres inspected by trading standards have failed to meet legal safety standards, says London Trading Standards (LTS).

New initiative to curb the sale of fake goods on social media

Posted: 06/09/18

A new, government-backed initiative has been developed to protect consumers and small businesses from the harm caused by the growing trade in fake goods on social media 'buy-and-sell' groups.


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