Updates
Devon plumber sentenced for fraud
A plumber has been convicted of a series of fraud and consumer protection offences
Dangerous hoverboards seized
Trading Standards officers have confiscated 550 dangerous hoverboards
Blackburn livestock auction fined
A livestock auction has been fined following a prosecution brought by trading standards
Weeding out cowboy gardeners
Warwickshire Trading Standards has issued advice around ‘cowboy’ gardeners
Package holiday rules updated
New regulations have updated consumer protection for holidaymakers
Getting animated about scams
Halton Borough Council has launched a series of animations to raise consumer awareness
SafeStyle UK fined for aggressive tactics
Safestyle UK has been fined £120,000 after pleading guilty to multiple offences
New guidance for animal inspections
The guidelines assist those involved in inspecting places such as pet shops
CTSI warns on timeshare scams
Keeping vigilant about summer holiday scams remains as crucial as ever, warns the CTSI
Illicit cigarettes seized in Staffs
A haul of illicit cigarettes and tobacco worth £150,000 has been seized in Staffordshire
Bucks and Surrey TS wins award
The service won an award for its work to cut red tape for businesses 
Southwark confronts ‘modern slavery’
A licensing investigation by Southwark TS uncovered a case of 'modern slavery'
Council team joins training scheme
Durham Council has joined a communications training scheme
Sharp rise in number helped by CCAS
The number of consumers helped by the CTSI-run CCAS scheme continues to grow
CTSI Hero Award winners 2018
The CTSI has announced its heroes of consumer protection for 2018
MEPs vote to wind back clocking
Members of the European Parliament have voted to tackle odometer tampering