Retail
Dangerous toys found at markets
Warwickshire Trading Standards is warning about unsafe toys being sold in the county
Company ‘put consumers at risk’
An company which sold unsafe goods has been ordered to pay £168,000 by the courts
Unsafe travel adaptor supplier fined
A company that supplied dangerous travel adaptors has been prosecuted
Illegal knife seller hit with fine
Croydon Council has prosecuted a store that sold knives to a 14-year-old
Importer fined for selling unsafe toys
An importer in London has been fined for supplying toys containing toxic chemicals
Oxfordshire shop loses alcohol licence
A series of TS investigations have led to a shop being stripped of its alcohol licence
Doing without… Hallmarking
Eleni Chalkidou explains why hallmarking is an important gauge of authenticity
ACG offers Black Friday advice
The ACG has issued advice to shoppers seeking Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals
CA warns on online marketplaces
Citizens Advice is warning people to be aware of the dangers of online marketplaces
Illegal skin whitening pair fined
LTS's campaign against illegal skin lightening products has seen further success
Leeds supermarket fined for food fraud
A food retailer in Leeds was found guilty of selling beef mince that it claimed was lamb
Underage sales big challenge in London
Test purchases in London have shown that shops are selling knives and alcohol to children
Doing without… Metrology
Eleni Chalkidou explains why without the father of trading standards, we’d be nowhere
Sticking to your pricing principles
Is the new guidance on pricing practices still too principles-based to be practical?