National Trading Standards gathers intelligence from around the country to protect businesses and consumers from criminal activity and tackle a number of priorities. These currently cover e-crime, mass marketing scams, doorstep crime, illegal money lending and other enforcement issues that go beyond local authority boundaries. We cover a number of work areas and have dedicated teams to tackle these priorities.
National Trading Standards Teams include:
Other Work Areas:
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.
National Trading Standards statement - secondary ticketing
13th December 2017
Christmas shoppers forgo online safety checks
8th December 2017
Scams Awareness Month 2017
Citizens Advice and partners across the consumer protection landscape are leading activities throughout the month of July for Scams Awareness Month.
Consumer Harm Report 2015-16
National Trading Standards’ annual Consumer Harm Report highlights key data and emerging threats to consumers
Friends Against Scams
We are encouraging people to Take a Stand Against Scams