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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.

Camden Council wins test appeal case against lettings agency 'administration fees'

Posted: 14/09/17

In a test case of national significance, Camden Council has successfully appealed against Foxtons Ltd using the term “administration fees” in their lettings agency work, leading to a penalty charge totalling £18,000. 

Counterfeit perfume contained dangerous levels of methanol

Posted: 13/09/17

A couple who sold counterfeit perfume containing dangerous levels of methanol among other items have been handed an 18-month conditional discharge and been ordered to pay costs of over £1,000.

Rogue trader who conned the elderly jailed

Posted: 13/09/17

A Runcorn 'rogue trader' has been jailed for 19 months for duping elderly residents into paying for work that was never carried out, in a case brought by Halton Borough Council. 

Oldham car dealer made to pay for unfair practices

Posted: 12/09/17

Oldham Council has successfully prosecuted a car salesman for misleading two customers.

CTSI backs LGA call for mandatory food hygiene ratings display

Posted: 09/09/17

Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) has today backed a call from the Local Government Association (LGA) to oblige all food premises in England to display their food hygiene ratings.

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