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Business and consumer news and advice

View the latest advice and news for businesses and consumers from the Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI).

Doorstop crime

View our current cold calling zones in Stockton-on-Tees.

Food allergy awareness

Information on allergens.

Help with scams

Report a scam or get advice on scams.

Occasional Sales Notification

Notify us of an occasional sale.

Our Services

The Trading Standards services we provide.

Report an illegal trader

Make a complaint about someone trading illegally including selling age restricted goods.

Trading Standards advice

Our advice service and the Citizens Advice Consumer Service.

Weighbridge Operator Certificate

Apply for a weighbridge operator certificate.

Tailored business advice

Tailored business advice leaflet packs provided by The Chartered Trading Standards Institute.

Vehicles contravening weight restricted roads

Information on vehicles contravening weight restricted roads