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The National Trading Standards ‘Consumer Harm Report’ reveals annual data and predicts the biggest threats to consumers. Please see the latest reports below:
For more information on the relationship between National Trading Standards, the Chartered Trading Standards Institute and Association of Chief Trading Standards Officers, please see our information flyer below:
The National Trading Standards Work Areas
National Trading Standards has teams overseeing a range of issues, from copycat websites to doorstep crime.
Successful project blocks over 100,000 nuisance calls
6th July 2018
Website Owner Sentenced for Duping Consumers into thinking it was the DVLA
26th June 2018
Friends Against Scams
Friends Against Scams is a National Trading Standards (NTS) Scams Team initiative, which aims to protect and prevent people from becoming victims of scams by empowering communities to "Take a Stand Against Scams".
Scams Awareness Month 2018
Scams Awareness Month is a yearly campaign which aims to create a network of confident, alert consumers who ‘don’t miss a trick’ when it comes to scams. Scams Awareness Month 2018 will take place in June.
Consumer Harm Report 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).