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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.


Peckham trader caught with 600 fake iPhone chargers

Posted: 13/12/17

A Peckham trader who was found in possession of more than 600 fake iPhone charger plugs, was given a 12 month Community Order, with 120 hours unpaid work and costs of £1,410; his company, Safi Electronics and Communications, was fined a further £1,500, at Camberwell Green Magistrates Court

Brexit: ACG demand businesses and consumers are protected

Posted: 13/12/17

ACG welcomes the recent announcement that ‘sufficient progress’ has been made in the first phase of Brexit talks and that discussions can now move onto trade.

Christmas Cosmetics Warning

Posted: 12/12/17

Throughout October and November, Local Authority Trading Standards Services have been participating in a Scottish National Product Safety Group project, focussing on MI in Cosmetics.

Christmas shoppers forgo online safety checks

Posted: 08/12/17

Concerns that Brits could put themselves at risk of online fraud this Christmas

Can our safety tests be trusted?

Posted: 08/12/17

How safe are your home appliances? Non-flame-retardant plastic-backed fridges, fridge freezers and freezers have been passing existing safety standards for years. That should put your mind at ease, knowing your newly acquired fridge-freezer has passed its safety test. Well, think again.


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