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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.


#scambassador campaign urges scam victims to take action

Posted: 26/05/16

Trading standards experts are urging people to report scams and attempted scams to the authorities in response to figures that suggest 95 per cent of such crimes go unreported.

Leading UK bank to sponsor consumer affairs conference

Posted: 19/05/16

One of the UK’s leading retail and business banks is set to play a key role in one of the biggest events on the trading standards and consumer protection calendar. 

National crack down against rogue traders

Posted: 15/04/16

Rogue traders and forceful doorstep sellers across the UK were targeted in a national day of action on Wednesday 13 April 2016 as part of a week-long crime prevention initiative.

Concerns over doorstep selling

Posted: 29/03/16

Trading standards experts are concerned that proposed changes around the household energy sector could see unscrupulous and potentially illegal sales tactics reintroduced once again.

Landmark trading standards trial sends a warning to dodgy salesmen

Posted: 10/03/16

A training guide detailing manipulative sales techniques believed to be prolific in the direct sales industry has been criticised by a judge - following the UK’s longest ever trading standards trial.


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