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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.

National Trading Standards prevents £127 million in consumer losses

Posted: 03/11/17

National Trading Standards (NTS) prevented nearly £127 million in losses to consumers and businesses over the last year, new figures from the third annual Consumer Harm Report reveal. This represents an increase of more than a third on last year and takes the total losses prevented by NTS over the last three years to nearly half a billion pounds (over £471 million).

CTSI CEO says that resource cuts affect electrical safety

Posted: 31/10/17

Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) CEO, Leon Livermore reiterated that the current product safety system is no-longer fit for purpose.

Business Companion publish distance selling video guide for businesses

Posted: 30/10/17

Trading standards experts have today published a new video guide aimed at online and distance sellers to ensure consumers and businesses are protected under the Consumer Rights Act.

Counterfeit clothing seller found guilty

Posted: 26/10/17

A West Somerset woman has been ordered to pay £2231 in fines and costs, and had over £5000 in cash forfeited, after selling counterfeit branded clothing and accessories on Facebook.

Police and City Trading Standards day of action after victims report losing over £59m to Binary Options fraud

Posted: 19/10/17

2,065 people have reported being a victim of Binary Options fraud to Action Fraud since 2012.

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