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Warning to councils over cuts to statutory services

Posted: 07/10/16

A COUNCIL'S eleventh hour decision to conduct a more wide-ranging review of its trading standards function has served as a reminder to other authorities to think carefully about their statutory duties when making cuts - or risk being hauled before the courts. 

New campaign to tackle criminal scams launched

Posted: 06/10/16

A new campaign has launched today to raise awareness of scams and encourage people to take a stand against them. 

Cheese and ham pizza please, hold the cheese and ham

Posted: 03/10/16

TRADING standards officers investigating food fraud have caught a ‘fakeaway’ boss who was selling cheese and ham pizzas, that contained neither cheese nor ham.

New consumer crime tip-off tool launched for London

Posted: 22/09/16

Today saw the launch of a new confidential consumer crime reporting system for Londoners.

Fireworks trader fined £300,000 for unsafe storage

Posted: 19/09/16

A national discount store has been fined £300,000 for unsafe storage of fireworks at its Tamworth premises.


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