Legal & policy
In conversation: Paul Scully MP
The Consumer Minister discusses the pressing issues facing trading standards
Opinion: Feeling puzzled?
The challenges facing trading standards make it important to look at the bigger picture
CPRs vs. the Fraud Act
The benefits and complexities of the CPRs and the Fraud Act in prosecutions
UK ECC: Looking beyond EU Exit
The UK ECC is looking at ways of spreading its skills into the wider world
Contracts and COVID-19
What are the implications for trading law when contracts are cancelled due to COVID-19?
When uncertain meets unprecedented
How will COVID-19 affect the Government’s intention of seeing through the EU Exit?
Sometimes invisible, always inspirational
How trading standards officers have risen to the many challenges of COVID-19
Trials in the age of COVID-19
A first-hand account of the first trial to take place in the UK during lockdown
Away from Westminster
What are the long-term implications of COVID-19 on local government funding?
CTSI Chief slams profiteers
CTSI boss Leon Livermore has criticised businesses seeking to profit from coronavirus
No such thing as an ‘everyday’ tragedy
Why a fire which claimed 72 lives should never be described as an ‘everyday occurrence’
Whirlpool report highlights TS cuts
A new report has raised concerns over funding shortages for trading standards
The policy game-changer
The Consumer Protection White Paper could shake up many parts of trading standards
Playing policy whack-a-mole
We face the challenge of trying to deal with one problem when others raise their heads…
The cost of compliance
To be effective, compliance for businesses should operate on a level playing field
UK ECC issues holiday advice
The European Consumer Centre is issuing advice to those heading to abroad this summer