National
Obituary: Frank Netherwood
Trading standards lost a long-serving and beloved colleague in November 2020
Online shopping complaints surge
A rise in online shopping due to COVID has led to a spike in consumer complaints
Delivering ‘gold standard’ service
The work of one outstanding TSO shows the difference trading standards can make
CTSI warns on scheme deadline
The Green Homes Grant Scheme may be vulnerable to abuse and fraud
New HMRC scam targets public
A new scam has emerged in which fraudsters pose as representatives of HMRC
CTSI sets up equality initiative
CTSI has launched a Working Group to address race and equality within the profession
Obituary: Peter Fallon
Trading standards lost a kindly and unassuming colleague in October 2020.
CTSI supports CMA action on refunds
Virgin Holidays will refund customers whose holidays were cancelled due to COVID.
Fireworks – Think Safe
Fraudsters pose as COVID marshals
Doorstep scammers are posing as COVID marshals to gain access to people's homes
Firework safety campaign launches
An expected rise in home firework displays means people are being urged to stay safe
Fighting another deadly pandemic
Lord Toby Harris warns there is still work to do to stem the flow of knives to children
Obituary: James Morris Watkins
Jim Watkins earned the friendship and trust of numerous colleagues
CTSI Chief Executive steps down
CTSI Chief Executive Leon Livermore has decided to leave his role
Obituary: John P Boundy
Trading standards lost a much-liked and highly respected colleague in February 2020. 
BTHA report warns on unsafe toys
The BTHA is calling for the government to take action on unsafe toys sold online