Updates
Ask Italian fined over misleading dish
The Italian restaurant chain has been fined after a Swansea trading standards investigation
Robert Grice awarded MBE
Trading standards stalwart Robert Grice has been recognised with an MBE
Touchstone shows value of hallmarking
Touchstone Award winners uncovered thousands of cheated consumers
Company director jailed for 32 months
A businessman who defrauded elderly people has been given a custodial sentence
Whirlpool recalls 500,000 machines
Whirlpool has issued a product recall for washing machines that pose a fire risk
Say no to Christmas counterfeits
Staffordshire Trading Standards has issued a seasonal reminder of the dangers of fake goods
Illegal cigarette haul seized
Trading standards officers in Salford were tipped off by members of the public
Christmas toy safety checklist
Trading standards teams are carrying out toy safety inspections as Christmas nears
10 years of Fake-Free Markets charter
The Real Deal ‘Fake-Free Markets’ charter celebrates its 10-year anniversary
Obituary: Mike Gutowski
Trading standards lost a kind and compassionate colleague on October 10, 2019
Rise in scams and modern slavery
The latest NTS Consumer Harm Report shows an increase in doorstep crime
CTSI warns on Black Friday sales
UK consumers are being urged to do their research and not get sucked in by the hype
Smallholder guilty of animal cruelty
A man in Dorset has been sentenced for animal welfare offences
TS services stop 20m illegal products
Local trading standards have removed 20 million dangerous goods from sale in 2018/19
Whirlpool report highlights TS cuts
A new report has raised concerns over funding shortages for trading standards
‘Green energy’ fraudster jailed
A "slick and ruthless fraudster of elderly people" has been jailed