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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.


CTSI warns scam website links to fake Trading Standards hotline

Posted: 05/06/20

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) warns the public to be aware of bogus websites claiming to be a "Trading Standards Call Connection Service."

Trading Standards alert over 'test and trace' scammers

Posted: 03/06/20

'Think before you click' scam alerts have been sounded by Trading Standards officers to try to head off scams in the wake of the launch of the Government's coronavirus Test & Trace system.

Millions of sub-standard masks and thousands of fake hand sanitisers seized at Heathrow

Posted: 01/06/20

Trading standards teams at Heathrow Airport have stopped 6.5 million sub-standard face masks and 8,000 counterfeit hand sanitisers coming through the airport since the pandemic started, according to London Trading Standards (LTS).

Coronavirus guides help businesses during lockdown

Posted: 27/05/20

A series of free government-backed guides have now been published by the Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) and the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) to help guide businesses in those industries.

Beware pandemic profiteers and coronavirus crooks

Posted: 26/05/20

London Trading Standards is warning Londoners to beware of unscrupulous traders seeking to profiteer from the coronavirus pandemic and criminal scammers exploiting the fears of the vulnerable.


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