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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.


National crack down on rogue traders

Posted: 02/10/15

Rogue traders and forceful doorstep sellers across the UK were targeted in a national day of action on Wednesday 30 September 2015 as part of a week-long crime prevention initiative. 

New consumer laws for businesses

Posted: 01/10/15

Businesses that sell goods and services to consumers now have access to a wealth of free information to help them comply with the new Consumer Rights Act which comes into force today (Thursday 1 October).

Fifth of retailers tested illegally sell cigarettes to children

Posted: 04/08/15

Almost one in five retailers illegally sold cigarettes to children during a test purchase operation coordinated by the Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI).

New companion for businesses

Posted: 24/07/15

Businesses that sell goods and services to consumers now have access to a wealth of free information to help them comply with the new Consumer Rights Act, which comes into force in October.

ADR welcomes changes to consumer dispute process

Posted: 17/07/15

Legislation to come into effect in October this year will introduce new mechanisms to assist consumers in resolving their disputes with businesses.


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