Updates
Defra to speak at CTSI Symposium
The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs is to address delegates
Trader who sold unsafe truck fined
A trader who sold a dangerous vehicle via eBay has been fined by Dorset Trading Standards
Campaign highlights allergen law
CTSI and TS Wales are supporting a campaign to reduce deaths from allergens
Illegal e-cigarettes discovered for sale
Officers in Oxfordshire seized e-cigarettes containing illegal levels of nicotine
Doorstep criminal guilty of fraud
A fraudster in Northern Ireland has been given a suspended sentence and fined £10,000
WhatsApp scam targets families
A new scam involves fraudsters posing as family members and asking for money
CMA warns PCR testers over pricing
The CMA is urging PCR test providers to be mindful of their obligations under consumer law
New self-storage code of practice
A new trading standards initiative is cracking down on criminals using self-storage
Four-year sentence for counterfeiter
A businessman who manufactured fake designer clothing has been jailed
Scammers use NHS COVID pass texts
A new scam is using the NHS COVID pass scheme to steal people's information
UKICC sees rise in complex cases
More consumers are contacting the UK International Consumer Centre about complex cases
Vulnerability paper published
The Motor Ombudsman explores how consumers on social media can be supported
Cat owners urged to check food
A rise in cat deaths has been linked to certain brands of cat food, which have been recalled
Warning issued over chainsaw discs
A dangerous angle-grinder accessory could cause injury or death, the OPSS has said
Restaurant fined over allergens
A restaurant sold a dish containing peanuts despite being notified of an allergy
Illegal cigarettes discovered in sewer
Officers found counterfeit cigarettes suspended above raw sewage behind a shop