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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.

ASA clamps down on misleading pricing practices by secondary ticketing providers

Posted: 07/03/18

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has today taken action against four of the main operators in the secondary ticketing sector (StubHub UK, viagogo AG, Seatwave Ltd, GET ME IN! Ltd), banning the misleading presentation of pricing information on their websites.

Women should mark International Women’s Day by complaining more, says UK European Consumer Centre

Posted: 06/03/18

Female UK consumers are being urged to complain more, as International Women’s Day approaches (8 March 2018).

Responsible knife sales vital to communities, says county trading standards leader

Posted: 05/03/18

Responsible knife sales are vital for community safety, Staffordshire’s cabinet member for trading standards has said following a test purchase operation.

New slaughterhouse CCTV law will help safeguard animal welfare, say vets

Posted: 23/02/18

Legislation to make CCTV cameras mandatory in slaughterhouses in England to safeguard animal welfare will be laid today (23 February) by Environment Secretary Michael Gove.

Trading Standards highlight use of unfair contract terms at wedding venues in Scotland

Posted: 23/02/18

Scottish local authority Trading Standards services have today released results from an investigation into unfair contract terms at wedding venues.

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