Retail
BTHA report warns on unsafe toys
The BTHA is calling for the government to take action on unsafe toys sold online
Bogus gas bill scam targets public
CTSI has received evidence of fake gas bills sent to members of the public via email
CTSI condemns price gouging
Consumer protection bodies have called for a stop to COVID-19-related price gouging
Menthol cigarette ban lands this week
From May 20 the sale of menthol flavoured tobacco products will be prohibited
Petrol station fined for drinks bottle sale
A retailer has been fined for selling petrol poured into a plastic drinks bottle
Knife sales: the sharp end
How TS tackles sales of knives and other dangerous goods to young people
At Christmas, all that glitters is not gold…
Trading Standards in Scotland have discovered incorrectly hallmarked jewellery
CTSI warns on Black Friday sales
UK consumers are being urged to do their research and not get sucked in by the hype
Underage nicotine product sales rise
40% of retailers failed test purchase inspections - compared to 28% last year
Mamas & Papas fined over car seats
Trading standards revealed dangerous flaws in the retailer's child car seats
Online knife retailers fined
Three companies have been found guilty of underage sales of knives
Responsible retail scheme launched
London retailers selling knives are being urged to join a scheme to stop underage sales
Underage knife sales data revealed
New figures show that high street retailers continue to sell knives to children
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
Shop bosses fined for underage sales
Two men have been fined for selling alcohol to a 15-year-old in a Lambeth off-licence