Updates
Fake fancy dress seller fined
A business has been fined after dangerous fancy dress items were found on sale
Obituary: David Leith Slipper
Trading standards lost a dedicated and popular colleague in June 2019.
Vigilance urged to combat ASF
A campaign has launched to warn of the dangers of African swine fever
Fake saffron sparks investigation
West Sussex TS found saffron had been adulterated with other plant fibres
Stubbing out illegal tobacco crime
Warwickshire TS is appealing to residents to help them tackle the trade in illegal tobacco
Campaign warns of blind cord danger
A safety campaign is warning of the danger posed to young children by blind cords
Financial abuse pair sentenced
Fraudsters who targeted an elderly woman have been handed custodial sentences
Hefty fine for false health claims
A company director has been fined under the Nutrition and Health Claims Regulations
Trader sentenced over fake electricals
A man who sold fake electrical products online has been given a suspended prison sentence
Benugo fined for underage sale
The restaurant chain has been fined after a member of staff sold beer to a 15-year-old
Illegal tobacco haul seized
An operation in Croydon has resulted in the seizure of nearly 10,000 illegal cigarettes
Couple jailed for online course scam
A man and woman have been jailed following a trading standards investigation
Whirlpool to issue dryer recall
Whirlpool is to issue a full recall of 800,000 dangerous unmodified tumble dryers
Hero Award for Thurrock team
Thurrock Trading Standards Ports Team have kept UK consumers safe
Fraud prevention service wins award
KwikChex was awarded a CTSI Hero Award for its work to support trading standards
Button cell batteries: be vigilant
This slideshow explains the risks of button cell batteries and how to minimise them.