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