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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.

London Trading Standards anti-fraud action saves consumers £2m a year

Posted: 11/09/18

Londoners have been prevented from being ripped off by over £2 million over the last 12 months, thanks to trading standards tackling rogue traders across the capital.

74% of used tyres checked by Trading Standards failed to meet safety standards

Posted: 10/09/18

Almost three quarters (74%) of used tyres inspected by trading standards have failed to meet legal safety standards, says London Trading Standards (LTS).

New initiative to curb the sale of fake goods on social media

Posted: 06/09/18

A new, government-backed initiative has been developed to protect consumers and small businesses from the harm caused by the growing trade in fake goods on social media 'buy-and-sell' groups.

Cutting ties – trading standards challenges in a post-Brexit world

Posted: 05/09/18

Consumer protection and business confidence will be fundamentally weakened following Britain’s exit from the EU if current regulatory, enforcement and advice partnerships are not maintained, according to a report published today by the Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI). 

Southwark Trading Standards secure prison sentence for trader selling dangerous skin lightening products

Posted: 22/08/18

South London shopkeeper is believed to be the first to receive a custodial sentence for the illegal sale of dangerous skin whitening products.

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