Scotland
‘Scam Van’ offers advice to residents
People in the Scottish Borders are being offered advice on how to steer clear of scammers
Shopkeeper banned from selling vapes
A shopkeeper who sold vapes to youngsters has been given a 15-month ban
Illicit tobacco seized from street seller
Moray Trading Standards Officers found a rogue trader with £2,000 worth of tobacco
Scottish consumers hit by unfair pricing
Consumers in Scotland are losing out to short measures and unfair pricing practices
Consumer Scotland: an eye to the future
Data is at the heart of Consumer Scotland’s mission to support consumers
Warning to shops that broke law
North Lanarkshire TS seeks banning orders for shops that flouted underage sales laws
Falkirk rogue trader jailed for fraud
A rogue trader who defrauded elderly residents has been jailed after a TS investigation
TSS launches home energy campaign
Trading Standards Scotland is helping consumers avoid energy-efficiency scams
SEIC calls for more energy support
Scottish consumer groups have called for more support on rising energy prices
Pricing failures hit Scottish consumers
Shoppers in Scotland are losing out because of wrongly priced goods, an investigation shows
Orkney TS praised for successes
Orkney Islands Trading Standards has won praise for some of its recent work
Falkirk TS praised for recycling scheme
A new scheme recycles items that have been seized by Trading Standards teams
TSS serves up A-Z list of scams
Trading Standards Scotland has released advice about scams in the run-up to Christmas
Unlicensed fireworks seized by TS
North Lanarkshire TS found thousands of pounds worth of fireworks dangerously stored
New fireworks rules in Scotland
Ian Hillier examines what new fireworks legislation means for Trading Standards
TSS warns of loft insulation scam
Trading Standards Scotland is warning about salespeople posing as surveyors