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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.


CTSI CEO says that resource cuts affect electrical safety

Posted: 31/10/17

Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) CEO, Leon Livermore reiterated that the current product safety system is no-longer fit for purpose.

Business Companion publish distance selling video guide for businesses

Posted: 30/10/17

Trading standards experts have today published a new video guide aimed at online and distance sellers to ensure consumers and businesses are protected under the Consumer Rights Act.

Counterfeit clothing seller found guilty

Posted: 26/10/17

A West Somerset woman has been ordered to pay £2231 in fines and costs, and had over £5000 in cash forfeited, after selling counterfeit branded clothing and accessories on Facebook.

Police and City Trading Standards day of action after victims report losing over £59m to Binary Options fraud

Posted: 19/10/17

2,065 people have reported being a victim of Binary Options fraud to Action Fraud since 2012.

West Yorkshire Trading Standards: 'Stay safe and enjoy fireworks season'

Posted: 18/10/17

With bonfire night fast approaching and fireworks now on general sale, West Yorkshire Trading Standards Service are reminding traders of their legal responsibilities to ensure they are supplying safe fireworks and are adhering to the law by only selling them to persons of legal age.


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