Enforcement Practice
Hiding in plain sight
How Operation CeCe has brought together a network of groups to stub out the problem of illicit tobacco
‘Proper enforcement’ needed on tobacco
The newly published Khan Review highlights the need for robust tobacco enforcement
Touchstone Award seeks nominees
The Touchstone Award celebrates trading standards success stories in hallmarking
Speaking out for consumers
How TSOs can gain a seat at the table when new standards are being developed
In at the deep end
Trading standards enforcement is no easy task - especially in the face of ever-decreasing resources
A long-term solution to illicit tobacco?
Could a novel approach to prosecution put a stop to illicit tobacco once and for all?
Community service in Tower Hamlets
Two projects show what can be achieved by engaging with the local community
CTSI responds to product safety report
CTSI has welcomed the publication of a report into product safety by the NAO
Voices from the Front Line
We hear from frontline officers about this year's strains on enforcement
Fighting another deadly pandemic
Lord Toby Harris warns there is still work to do to stem the flow of knives to children
In partnership against the pandemic
How the OPSS plays a central role in supporting local authorities and businesses
COVID-19: Moment of crisis
COVID-19 has brought the scammers out in force as they seek to exploit the situation
Hallmarking makes its mark
Why hallmarking is just as important to enforcement today as it was 700 years ago
Temporary Assay Office closures
The UK's four Assay Offices are closing temporarily because of the Covid-19 situation
Public health first for TSO
Elizabeth Kirk is the first TS officer to become a public health practitioner
CMA chief talks 2020 plans
Andrea Coscelli has outlined plans for the regulator to engage more with consumers