The benefits of the Consumer Code Approval Scheme
Businesses that sign up to the Consumer Code Approval Scheme will find that it has many benefits, including improving public confidence.
How to ensure you are trading fairly in retail
With such large numbers of both employees and businesses operating in retail, competition is fierce. This means that when entering the market, smaller retailers must ensure that they are trading as fairly as possible while also being fully aware of their rights.
Businesses urged to join consumer protection scheme
Businesses are now being urged to join one of the UK’s most robust and trusted consumer codes of practice schemes, vetted by the Chartered Trading Standards Institute. The Consumer Codes Approval Scheme (CCAS) have made a public pledge to go above and beyond consumer law.
Some 40 per cent of retailers selling e-cigarettes to under-18s
As many as 40 per cent of retailers in England targeted by Trading Standards are illegally selling electronic cigarettes to under-18s.