National
CTSI appoints new President
Lord Lindsay has been named President of the Chartered Trading Standards Institute
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
Sniffing out criminal activity
How sniffer dogs provide vital support to trading standards services
New banking scams emerge
Evidence of new text message-based banking scams has been received by CTSI
ACG campaign takes on online fakers
The Anti-Counterfeiting Group is tackling online sellers of fake goods
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
Evidence gathering for a ‘copycat’ action
The evidence gathering steps necessary when establishing a case against a 'copycat brand'
Unauthorised pet database warning
CTSI is warning that a pet registration website has no links with official databases
Phone scam targets home workers
The latest scam involves criminals posing as BT Openreach staff
Obituary: Neil Pardoe
A committed and highly skilled trading standards officer, passed away in December 2020
Obituary: Dennis Wilce
Trading standards lost a fun-loving and energetic former colleague in January 2021
CPRs vs. the Fraud Act
The benefits and complexities of the CPRs and the Fraud Act in prosecutions
New Motor Ombudsman Chair
The automotive dispute resolution body has appointed Ron Gainsford OBE as Chair