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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.

Rogue roofer brought down to Earth

Posted: 17/05/18

Terry Watson Rogers (27) of Yarm Road, Darlington, who traded as UK Everest Ltd has been sentenced to 13 months imprisonment, been banned as a director for 5 years and has agreed to pay £20,000 in compensation at Leeds Crown Court today.

CTSI Vice President leads Commons debate on electrical product safety

Posted: 10/05/18

Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) Vice President and MP for Swansea East, Carolyn Harris, led a debate yesterday in Parliament on electrical product safety and the role of the newly announced Office for Product Safety and Standards.

HMRC warns on tax refund scams

Posted: 09/05/18

HMRC is calling on people to stay vigilant in the fight against fraudsters, who are using email and text messages to scam them out of their savings.

Timeshare fraudster jailed

Posted: 04/05/18

Francis ‘Frank’ Madden was this week sentenced to a total of 40 months for his leading role in a number of timeshare related fraudulent businesses. 

Digital ID Card makes it safer for young people to prove their identity, online and in person

Posted: 03/05/18

UK proof of age/ID card issuer CitizenCard has teamed up with digital identity app Yoti to offer a new £9 digital ID solution. Anyone in the UK can apply for a Yoti CitizenCard which can then be used as an affordable and safer way of proving their identity, both online and in person.

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