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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.

Response to the National Audit Office Review

Posted: 15/02/17

CTSI have published our official response to the National Audit office review ‘protecting consumers from scams, unfair trading and unsafe goods’.

New guide to help used car sellers understand their legal obligations

Posted: 15/02/17

Trading standards experts have been working with the motor industry to get answers to some of the most complained about issues concerning used car sales.

Home Bargains guilty of selling unsafe chargers

Posted: 10/02/17

National retailer TJ Morris Ltd, which trades as Home Bargains, has pleaded guilty to three electrical safety offences and ordered to pay £22,300 in fines and costs after selling thousands of unsafe chargers to consumers in 2015.

UK European Consumer Centre issues 'wise dating website' tips

Posted: 10/02/17

UK consumers hoping to find love around the time of Valentine's Day are being urged to follow a set of 'wise dating website' tips when they sign up for love online.

Sentencing for fake goods car boot trader

Posted: 09/02/17

A man has been sentenced to 100 hours community service after pleading guilty to selling thousands of pounds worth of fake designer goods at the Peterborough weekly 'Bizzy Boot' sale.

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