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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.


Trading standards success in reducing the prevalence of new psychoactive substances (NPS)

Posted: 07/09/16

New figures demonstrate the impact and effectiveness of Scotland wide enforcement activity to reduce the harm caused by NPS sales.

Trading standards experts to attend political party conferences

Posted: 22/08/16

Trading standards experts from CTSI will be taking part in three of the major party political conferences later this year.

Motor Codes urges consumers to do their homework before buying a new car

Posted: 16/08/16

Motor Codes advises motorists to do their due diligence and read the small print when buying a new car.

Study shows four in ten retailers flout laws on nicotine inhaling products

Posted: 09/08/16

Almost 40% of retailers illegally sold nicotine e-cigarettes and vaping liquids to children and young people in the first national test purchase operation since the practice was banned.   

Total GB trading standards spend falls to £1.99 per person, per year

Posted: 08/08/16

The government is accused of failing to adequately protect consumers and honest businesses after it emerged the total trading standards spend in Great Britain has fallen to just £1.99 per person, per year.


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