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Trading Standards Scotland warn, "Don't Get Caught Out in the Run Up to Christmas"

Trading Standards Scotland is warning consumers not to fall into the trap of using Illegal Money Lenders on the lead up to Christmas. The Christmas...

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NPS Campaign

New Psychoactive Substances (NPS), often inaccurately known as ‘legal highs’ have been subject to earlier reports to this Executive Group. They are...

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Organised Crime Ring Reported for Illegal Money Lending

Officers of Trading Standards Scotland, with the assistance of officers of Poloce Scotland and Highland Council, have conculded a two year long...

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Trading Standards Scotland Annual Report and Business Plan

This week Trading Standards Scotland published its 2014/15 Annual Report and Business Plan for 2015/16. The Annual Report showcases the work carried...

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Car park firm forced to scrap £20,000 of illegal fines at Sainsbury's

By Chris Foote - STV News A car park firm has been forced to scrap £20,000 worth of fines it handed out illegally at a supermarket. Euro Car Parks...

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Protecting older and vulnerable consumers in Scotland from nuisance and scam phone calls

Nuisance telephone calls are an irritant for everyone, but are a serious problem for older and vulnerable consumers. They may be confused by...

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Government earmarks extra £250,000 to tackle e-crime

Rebecca Smithers - The Guardian The government is giving extra funding to the National Trading Standards Board to help it crack down on copycat...

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Scottish Shops Face Legal High Crackdown

By Chris Marshall, The Scotsman   TOUGH new licensing conditions could be introduced for shops, bars and clubs in a bid to tackle the growing threat...

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Consumer Protection Partnership: Priorities 2015

The Consumer Protection Partnership has published its Priorities Report for 2015. Find out more details here:

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Bargain or bust

Written by Alan Robertson on 2 February 2015 in Feature Discussion heats up over how best to crack down on illicit trade in Scotland “We cannot...

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