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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.

Cutting ties – trading standards challenges in a post-Brexit world

Posted: 05/09/18

Consumer protection and business confidence will be fundamentally weakened following Britain’s exit from the EU if current regulatory, enforcement and advice partnerships are not maintained, according to a report published today by the Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI). 

Advantage Code of Practice approved by Chartered Trading Standards Institute

Posted: 24/08/18

Structural defects insurance provider Advantage Home Construction Insurance (AHCI) is now a fully approved code sponsor after completing the CTSI Consumer Codes Approval Scheme (CCAS) process, offering a new level of customer protection and trade accreditation for customers.

Southwark Trading Standards secure prison sentence for trader selling dangerous skin lightening products

Posted: 22/08/18

South London shopkeeper is believed to be the first to receive a custodial sentence for the illegal sale of dangerous skin whitening products.

Regulators warn public of pension scammer tactics as victims report losing an average of £91,000 in 2017

Posted: 14/08/18

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and The Pensions Regulator (TPR) launch joint TV advertising campaign to raise awareness of pension scams and the most common tactics used by fraudsters

North Devon plumber sentenced for fraud and consumer protection offences

Posted: 13/08/18

A dishonest plumber who charged an elderly victim almost three times the going rate for a bathroom refurbishment that experts called ‘unsafe’ has been sentenced for Fraud and Consumer Protection offences.

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