Analysis
Looking back at LTS Week 2018
LTS Week 2018 was a great opportunity to promote awareness of trading standards
Speaking out on food allergies
Warwickshire TS is supporting a new allergy awareness campaign from the FSA
Underage sales big challenge in London
Test purchases in London have shown that shops are selling knives and alcohol to children
EU data roaming charges post-Brexit
How will Brexit affect EU mobile data roaming charges for UK consumers?
Safety & Standards strategy announced
OPSS strategy to strengthen the UK's product safety regime into 2020 launched
Worried consumers still need the UK ECC
The consumer protection of the UK ECC will still be much-needed post-Brexit
£1.6m POCA order for Operation Gleam
Tooth-whitening fraudsters ordered to pay back £1.6m in Proceeds of Crime Act hearing
Scammers in the summer
We explore the consumer protection issues that arise in the summer months
The real cost of fake goods
Counterfeits may seem harmless to consumers, but the risks are real
Enforcement balance at sporting events
How enforcers can help to create balance at major events like Birmingham 2022
Govt tackles rogue letting agents
New govt measures could mean an end to the scourge of rogue agents
Safety & Standards: the road ahead
Sorely needed and long-awaited, what is the future for the new product safety office?
Sticking to your pricing principles
Is the new guidance on pricing practices still too principles-based to be practical?
Detriment in the digital age
April's Consumer Green Paper promises to be the talking point of the summer.
Getting a trial ready for court
We examine how a National Trading Standards trial was made ready for court.
Rethinking the ‘red tape’ attitude
Public protection has been slowly ripped to pieces by systematic cuts to ‘red tape’.