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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.


Animal ban for ‘horror’ farm couple

Posted: 04/10/17

A couple who kept pigs and sheep in ‘horrific’ conditions at their East Sussex farm have been handed suspended jail terms.

Suspended sentence for fake lipstick seller

Posted: 04/10/17

A man who sold fake MAC lipstick which had over 300 times the legal amount of lead in it has been prosecuted by Plymouth City Council’s Trading Standards.

CTSI calls on government to address rise in ‘car clocking’

Posted: 03/10/17

Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) Chief Executive, Leon Livermore, has issued a letter to the Department for Transport (DfT), calling for restrictive measures to halt the increase in car clocking following their response to odometer adjustment fraud. 

London Trading Standards Week Day 5: Survey finds safety failures at 1 in 3 second-hand electrical shops

Posted: 29/09/17

Following serious fires in London caused by defective domestic appliances, London Trading Standards have been inspecting second-hand electrical shops across the capital this month.

London Trading Standards Week Day 4: Trading Standards’ support for businesses in London

Posted: 28/09/17

Day 4 of London Trading Standards Week (25-29 September) is focused on how Trading Standards can provide support for businesses across London; protecting Londoners from poor business practice and helping good businesses to thrive.


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