Campaigns
Latest Campaigns

Latest Campaigns

We work with partners to deliver campaigns to help raise awareness of threats to consumers. Recent materials that have been produced are available here:

Friends Against Scams

22nd June 2018

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.

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Scams Awareness Month 2018

22nd June 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.

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Consumer Harm Report 2017

3rd November 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).

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Protecting Consumers & Safeguarding Businesses

The National Trading Standards Work Areas

National Trading Standards has teams overseeing a range of issues, from copycat websites to doorstep crime.

Work Areas

Latest Headlines

Driveway repair fraudster sentenced to five and a half years

30th August 2018

Passport service website operator sentenced

2nd August 2018