Analysis
Sniffing out criminal activity
How sniffer dogs provide vital support to trading standards services
Evidence gathering for a ‘copycat’ action
The evidence gathering steps necessary when establishing a case against a 'copycat brand'
CPRs vs. the Fraud Act
The benefits and complexities of the CPRs and the Fraud Act in prosecutions
Fur coats and fraudsters
Fur coat purchases could be used as a cover for buying jewellery, says Robert Grice
Copycat marketing: a game of clones
Various routes to redress exist when packaging misleads, advises barrister Michael Coley
A wake-up call for equality
A new Working Group has been set up to help create a more inclusive profession
UK ECC: Looking beyond EU Exit
The UK ECC is looking at ways of spreading its skills into the wider world
How ‘copycat brands’ walk the line
Does trading standards have a role in tackling so-called 'copycat brands'?
In conversation: Jacqueline Minor
The consumer rights expert discusses the dangers of Brexit uncertainty
CTSI sets up equality initiative
CTSI has launched a Working Group to address race and equality within the profession
UK ‘falling behind’ in IP protection
Is the UK slipping behind its US and European counterparts in fighting fakes?
Getting product recalls right
Are the current product recall rules and protocols up to scratch?
Contracts and COVID-19
What are the implications for trading law when contracts are cancelled due to COVID-19?
Dealing with disruption
How can trading standards make sense of disruptive new business models?
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