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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.

Counterfeit items seized from Southall and Greenford businesses

Posted: 19/09/17

Thousands of mobile phone accessories and E Liquids were seized on Thursday, 7 September in Southall by Ealing Council Trading Standards Officers.

Ryanair announce thousands of flight cancellations due to staff holiday error

Posted: 18/09/17

Ryanair announced on Saturday that they'll be cancelling 40-50 flights per day for the next six weeks, due to a mistake involving staff holidays.

Trading standards secure £1m confiscation order against rogue letting agent

Posted: 18/09/17

A former letting agent from Kettering has been ordered to pay a confiscation order of £1 million made under the Proceeds of Crime Act following a financial investigation by Northamptonshire County Council Trading Standards.

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.

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