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:

Consumer Harm Report 2017

3rd November 2017

National Trading Standards (NTS) prevented nearly £127 million in losses to consumers and businesses over the last year, new figures from the third annual Consumer Harm Report reveal. This represents an increase of more than a third on last year and takes the total losses prevented by NTS over the last three years to nearly half a billion pounds (over £471 million).

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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 copycat websites to doorstep crime.

Work Areas

Latest Headlines

Man who claimed to 'cure cancer' with blood test and food fined and handed Criminal Behaviour Order

20th April 2018

Seven sentenced for mobility product scam

19th April 2018