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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.


Company director jailed for fraudulent trading

Posted: 13/06/17

A roofing company director has been jailed for 27 months for fraudulent trading in several communities across Buckinghamshire.

More UK consumers ask the UK European Consumer Centre for help

Posted: 13/06/17

Figures show a 18.2% increase in consumers asking for advice and support.

The Motor Ombudsman sees record level of customer contacts during opening four months of 2017

Posted: 30/05/17

The Motor Ombudsman reports 45% increase in consumer contacts for January to April 2017 compared to the same period in 2016*

CCAS reports 25% net growth in Codes member scheme and 84% rise in Codes sponsors

Posted: 19/05/17

Chartered Trading Standards Approved Codes of Practice have risen by a remarkable 84 percent over the past two years while 11,000 new businesses (25%) joined the membership over the past 12 months, according to the Consumer Codes Approval Scheme (CCAS) Annual Report published today.

The Motor Ombudsman’s online Vehicle Recalls tool records an 80% increase in usage

Posted: 17/05/17

The portal allows users to search for any outstanding safety recalls on a specific car, based on the VIN number.


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