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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.


Wirral builder jailed for defrauding vulnerable local residents

Posted: 05/04/17

A Wirral builder has been jailed for 12 months at Liverpool Crown Court after admitting defrauding vulnerable local residents by taking money from them and then not carrying out or completing any of the work promised.

‘Revolutionary’ weight loss devices that were both misleading and unsafe

Posted: 04/04/17

A Warwickshire trader whose business was turning over £400,000 per year renting out ‘ultrasonic liposuction’ devices which he claimed would enable users to lose weight without exercise or dieting has been successfully prosecuted by Warwickshire County Council’s Trading Standards Service.

GGF supports consumer codes campaign

Posted: 31/03/17

The Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) is fully supporting the Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) Consumer Codes PR Campaign urging more companies to become part of an approved consumer code.  

Consumer Protection is at the heart of HIES

Posted: 30/03/17

Since its inception, The Home Insulation & Energy Systems Contractors Scheme (HIES) has protected over 75,000 consumer installations of energy saving or energy generating products worth in excess of £630 million

Trust My Garage urges businesses to join consumer protection scheme

Posted: 29/03/17

Businesses are being urged to join one of the UK’s most robust and trusted consumer codes of practice schemes after the total amount it protects topped £50 billion per year.


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