Updates
CTSI appoints new President
Lord Lindsay has been named President of the Chartered Trading Standards Institute
CTSI Symposium to return in 2021
This year's Symposium will be held as a face-to-face event in September
Public warned of NI phone scam
A new phishing scam threatens to terminate National Insurance eligibility
Fund opens to tackle loan sharks
Funding applications are open for projects that combat illegal money lending
New banking scams emerge
Evidence of new text message-based banking scams has been received by CTSI
Rogue jailed for overpriced work
Thomas Turner targeted vulnerable residents of four counties with overpriced work
ACG campaign takes on online fakers
The Anti-Counterfeiting Group is tackling online sellers of fake goods
West Yorkshire TS seizes illicit tobacco
An operation to take illegal tobacco off the streets has seized 90,000 cigarettes
LTS raises red flag on undelivered mail
Businesses opting not to receive mail from consumers are breaking the law
Bogus Royal Mail text sent to public
CTSI has received evidence of a fraudulent text claiming to be from Royal Mail
CTSI announces new Chief Executive
John Herriman has been named as the new Chief Executive of CTSI
Deli owner admits tobacco fraud
The owner of a Polish deli in Oxfordshire has admitted selling illegal tobacco
Pub fined for diluting drinks
A Cheshire pub and its manager have been fined for watering down alcoholic drinks
London cracks down on rogue agents
Letting agents face fines of up to £30,000 in a London-wide enforcement operation
Unauthorised pet database warning
CTSI is warning that a pet registration website has no links with official databases
Farmer jailed for welfare offences
A farmer from Herefordshire has been jailed for numerous animal welfare offences