Europe
UKICC secures Government funding
The UKICC supports UK consumers who have problems with overseas purchases
Fraudsters jailed for timeshare scam
A pair of criminals have been imprisoned for their role in a complex timeshare fraud
Pandemic boosts counterfeiting
New reports show how counterfeiting has increased during the COVID-19 pandemic
New borders to consumer protection
Elisabetta Sciallis and Jacqueline Minor examine how EU Exit affects UK consumers
CPPD Module 21: Animal Feed
The OCRs place new responsibilities for agri-food monitoring on trading standards
UKICC sounds alarm on travel contracts
Many consumers may not be aware of who they have signed a travel contract with
New country, new customs framework
The most noticeable effect of EU Exit for UK consumers is felt when buying goods from abroad
UKICC sees rise in complex cases
More consumers are contacting the UK International Consumer Centre about complex cases
Fur coats and fraudsters
Fur coat purchases could be used as a cover for buying jewellery, says Robert Grice
CPPD Module 19: Food Standards
The key issues to be aware of as the UK extricates itself from EU legislation
UK ECC: Looking beyond EU Exit
The UK ECC is looking at ways of spreading its skills into the wider world
In conversation: Jacqueline Minor
The consumer rights expert discusses the dangers of Brexit uncertainty
CTSI publishes new EU Exit report
A new report from CTSI addresses the challenges and concerns around EU Exit
UK ECC demand surges in 2020
Consumer requests have rocketed, even as the UK ECC faces an uncertain future
UK ‘falling behind’ in IP protection
Is the UK slipping behind its US and European counterparts in fighting fakes?
UK ECC staff could face axe
Uncertainty over the future of funding for the UK ECC raises the prospect of redundancies