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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.


Ryanair: advice from the UK European Consumer Centre for UK holidaymakers

Posted: 26/07/18

UK holidaymakers affected by the current wave of Ryanair flight cancellations are being advised that there are EU Regulations that protect consumers when their flights are cancelled.

Ex-restaurant boss fined after nut allergy breach

Posted: 26/07/18

The former owner of an Eastbourne restaurant has been fined after it put a four-year-old boy’s life at risk by serving him a dessert containing nuts.

Watch out for new timeshare scams, warns CTSI

Posted: 19/07/18

It’s that time of year where millions of sun-worshipers take to the skies for their annual holiday. Whilst you may be at your most relaxed, it’s essential that you don’t let your guard down, warns the Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI).

Trading standards tackle rogue rental agencies in Tower Hamlets

Posted: 17/07/18

The London borough of Tower Hamlets has been cracking down on landlords and letting agents failing to list fees and uphold decent standards in their properties.

Southwark Council combats “modern slavery”

Posted: 11/07/18

Southwark Council wins a long fight to strip a Peckham convenience store of its licence, following allegations of illegal workers being employed in conditions described as akin to “modern slavery” by District Judge, Julie Cooper, at Camberwell Green Magistrates’ Court, on 28 June.


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