Latest Campaigns

Latest Campaigns

We work with partners to deliver campaigns to help raise awareness of threats to consumers. Recent materials that have been produced are available here:

Scams Awareness Month 2017

3rd July 2017

Citizens Advice and partners across the consumer protection landscape are leading activities throughout the month of July for Scams Awareness Month.

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2014-15 Consumer Harm Report

12th October 2015

The inaugural National Trading Standards ‘Consumer Harm Report’ reveals annual data and predicts biggest threats for 2016 including energy, lottery and telephone preference scams.

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The Owl and the Copycat

7th July 2014

In 2015 our eCrime Team launched advice for consumers around ‘copycat’ websites following a number of investigations that were led by the team.

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Protecting Consumers & Safeguarding Businesses

The National Trading Standards Work Areas

National Trading Standards has teams overseeing a range of issues, from illegal money lending to copycat websites and doorstep crime.

Work Areas

Latest Headlines

Three sentenced to 10 years in prison for roles in home improvement fraud

20th March 2018

Six sentenced for large copycat website fraud

6th March 2018