Updates
New construction regulator announced
A new construction industry regulator has been established by the OPSS
Bogus lockdown rebate scam
Another text-based scam themed around the coronavirus pandemic has emerged
Vaccine scam message emerges
A new text message scam claims the COVID-19 vaccine is available to recipients
CTSI Chief: Stay safe, be optimistic
There are reasons for optimism in 2021, says CTSI's Executive Director Paul Ramsden
Payment scam targets NHS staff
A new telephone scam targeting NHS workers has emerged in Scotland
Rail and coach refunds announced
A refund guarantee for cancelled Christmas travel has been announced
CMA launches refund investigation
The CMA is looking into whether consumer rights were breached by airlines
CTSI publishes new EU Exit report
A new report from CTSI addresses the challenges and concerns around EU Exit
Rogue car park painters warning
Warwickshire Trading Standards warns about scammers posing as highways workers.
Christmas toy safety campaign launches
Shoppers are being reminded of the dangers of buying counterfeit toys online
Brexit a factor for UK online shoppers
CTSI is warning UK shoppers to be aware of changes caused by Brexit when buying online
Operation CAROL tackles fakes
A new initiative is taking on online sellers of fake goods in the run-up to Christmas
Christmas puppy scams warning
People in search of a puppy for Christmas are being warned to look out for scams
Surge in fakes sold on social media
The ACG warns of a rise in fake goods sold online in the run-up to Black Friday
Obituary: Frank Netherwood
Trading standards lost a long-serving and beloved colleague in November 2020
Test & Trace scam expands to Scotland
A scam designed to gather personal information has spread to Scotland