Analysis
AI versus the fraudsters
How trading standards is harnessing the power of artificial intelligence
Not good enough to be true
What can be done to better protect consumers from dangerous fakes?
Special Report: Scams and the City
Sophisticated boiler room operations are scamming UK consumers out of millions.
The policy game-changer
The Consumer Protection White Paper could shake up many parts of trading standards
Enforcement and the environment
How trading standards services can be effective in environmental protection
The cost of compliance
To be effective, compliance for businesses should operate on a level playing field
CCAS report shows achievements
The CCAS annual report 2018 reveals the benefits it offers to consumers across the country
Global damage of IP theft revealed
A ”harrowing and disturbing” picture of the effects of counterfeiting is emerging
Thousands use UK ECC despite Brexit
Thousands of UK consumers are relying on the UK ECC despite Brexit uncertainty
New ADR resources launched
A free ADR resource has been published, offering guidance on the processes involved
Playing it safe at the 2019 Toy Fair
JTS visits the Toy Fair to find out why toy safety is more than just child's play
Taking control on offensive weapons
Helen Nugent examines the implications of the new Offensive Weapons Bill
OPSS marks first birthday
This week sees the first anniversary of the Office of Product Safety and Standards
The intelligence-led operations model
Is the intelligence-led model a shift towards, or away from, proactivity?
The growing danger of laser pointers
Laser pointers cause serious damage, but they're getting easier to buy - and misuse
Tackling product safety issues online
The OECD has launched a global campaign to promote safety for products sold online