Analysis
£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’.
The great direct sales scandal
Are high-pressure direct sales tactics about to be exposed as the next PPI-style scandal?
Let there be light on lettings fees
A binding ruling should bring consistency on the issue of administration fees.
Controlling animal disease
Examining the new Animal Health Law Regulation in a post-Brexit future.
A brush with art fraud
A look at Dorset Trading Standards’ first foray into the murky world of art fraud.