Updates
Benugo fined for underage sale
The restaurant chain has been fined after a member of staff sold beer to a 15-year-old
Illegal tobacco haul seized
An operation in Croydon has resulted in the seizure of nearly 10,000 illegal cigarettes
Couple jailed for online course scam
A man and woman have been jailed following a trading standards investigation
Whirlpool to issue dryer recall
Whirlpool is to issue a full recall of 800,000 dangerous unmodified tumble dryers
Hero Award for Thurrock team
Thurrock Trading Standards Ports Team have kept UK consumers safe
Fraud prevention service wins award
KwikChex was awarded a CTSI Hero Award for its work to support trading standards
Button cell batteries: be vigilant
This slideshow explains the risks of button cell batteries and how to minimise them.
Restaurant receives allergy ban
A Birmingham restaurant has been banned from serving customers with allergies
Shop bosses fined for underage sales
Two men have been fined for selling alcohol to a 15-year-old in a Lambeth off-licence
UK ECC issues holiday advice
The European Consumer Centre is issuing advice to those heading to abroad this summer
Fraudster jailed for targeting elderly
A rogue trader who conned elderly people has been jailed for three years
Pair convicted of financial abuse
West Yorkshire Financial Exploitation and Abuse Team has secured its first convictions
Obituary: Thomas Philpott
Trading standards lost a gifted and popular teacher and friend in April 2019
Hero Award for loan shark campaign
A campaign in Runcorn to crack down on loan sharks has won a Hero Award
Community Heroes celebrated
Three volunteers who tackled scams in Bucks & Surrey have won a CTSI Hero Award
Councillor declared Hero for TS support
A County Councillor has been named a Political Hero for his support of trading standards