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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.


Facebook trader fined for sale of misdescribed vehicle

Posted: 07/02/18

A car trader has been prosecuted after selling a misdescribed vehicle to a consumer from Swanage which she saw advertised on Facebook.

Would your Valentine walk 500 miles…?

Posted: 07/02/18

Love may be in the air, but while you’re doe-eyed over a new Valentine, something more sinister may be at work here.

Rogue Trader took deposits without doing the work receives suspended sentence

Posted: 06/02/18

Mohammed Nasim Liaqat (36) of Brantwood Villas, Heaton, Bradford, who traded as “A to Z Home Improvements Ltd” was sentenced at Bradford Crown Court on 1 February 2018 to a term of 4 months imprisonment suspended for 2 years and ordered to carry out 100 hours of unpaid work.

Fraudulent trader sentenced following trading standards investigation

Posted: 02/02/18

Gurcharan Singh Sehmi, also known as Bobby Singh, aged 24 years, was sentenced to 33 months immediate custody for two counts of Fraudulent Trading in Leicester Crown court following an Investigation by Leicester City Trading Standards.

Campaign encourages City drinkers to feel confident asking for top-ups on short measure pints

Posted: 01/02/18

A campaign encouraging drinkers to feel confident in asking for a top-up if they are sold a short measure pint has launched in the City of London today.


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