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CTSI can provide expert 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.


Knives sold to children as young as 13 in London test purchasing

Posted: 08/03/17

Figures published by London Trading Standards show children as young as 13 were able to buy knives in test purchasing carried out across the capital. It is illegal to sell knives to anyone under 18.

Inside the mind of a scammer

Posted: 01/03/17

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) reveals the tactics investments fraudsters use to deceive over 55s.

Convictions in 7.5 million mile car clocking conspiracy case

Posted: 01/03/17

Individuals responsible for car clocking offences amounting to more than seven million miles have been successfully prosecuted.

New consumer complaints service launches

Posted: 22/02/17

UK consumers that have complaints against a trader based in Japan can now make contact with a new cross border complaints service aimed at helping to resolve international issues.

Londonderry trader fined over counterfeit vodka

Posted: 17/02/17

A Londonderry trader selling counterfeit and under strength vodka was today fined at Londonderry Magistrates' Court.


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