Updates
Fraudsters pose as COVID marshals
Doorstep scammers are posing as COVID marshals to gain access to people's homes
Firework safety campaign launches
An expected rise in home firework displays means people are being urged to stay safe
Obituary: James Morris Watkins
Jim Watkins earned the friendship and trust of numerous colleagues
Unsafe candyfloss machine seller fined
A business sold candyfloss machines that failed to meet electrical safety requirements
CTSI Chief Executive steps down
CTSI Chief Executive Leon Livermore has decided to leave his role
Obituary: John P Boundy
Trading standards lost a much-liked and highly respected colleague in February 2020. 
BTHA report warns on unsafe toys
The BTHA is calling for the government to take action on unsafe toys sold online
CTSI Hero Award winners revealed
CTSI has announced the winners of its Hero Awards 2020 in an online ceremony
2020 Symposium: plenary highlights
With this year's CTSI Symposium under way, we look at the highlights so far
CCAS ADR membership climbs
The Consumer Codes Approval Scheme has been boosted by new members
COVID-19 scams evolving, says NTS
Criminals are adapting their methods to target the public during the COVID-19 crisis
Staffs TS issues rogue trader alert
Residents are being urged to be on their guard following reports of doorstep crime
Record illegal cigarette stash found
Trading standards officers in Salford seized a record haul of illegal cigarettes
Jury duty scam warning
Fraudsters have sent texts requesting recipients to perform jury duty or pay a fee
Croydon TS takes down fraud network
Fraudsters who preyed on elderly and vulnerable people have been sentenced
UK ECC demand surges in 2020
Consumer requests have rocketed, even as the UK ECC faces an uncertain future