National Trading Standards uses grants provided by Government to deliver specific Trading Standards related work, around England and Wales. It aims to protect both consumers and legitimate businesses. NTS delivers its work via a set of specialist national and regional teams and by providing funds to Local Authority Trading Standards to deliver work in NTS priority areas.
Current priorities include: e-crime, mass marketing scams, doorstep crime, fair trading, letting agency frauds, intellectual property crime, illicit tobacco and illicit vapes.
Other Work Areas:
Property Agent Checker
Search our list of Estate and Letting agents, to check their registration with an approved independent redress scheme, to resolve disputes between agents and consumers.
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