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Consumer advice, news and education resources

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Most people are aware of the recent innovation and advance in the popularity of Fireplaces which have the convenience of needing no chimney, yet look...

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Licensees are being urged to ensure they and their staff know the law, after a bowling complex manager was prosecuted for “substituting” vodka as a...

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What's happening in and around Wales

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A doorstep trader offering replacement guttering and roofing services was issued on 9th January 2015 at Swansea County Court, a suspended sentence for breaching the...

Doorstep crime and scams See all

Avoiding scams, rogue traders and doorstep criminals 

Ideas Bank 

Consumer Empowerment Alliance Ideas Bank 

Trading Standards, the Consumer Empowerment Alliance and Citizens Advice have agreed to create an 'Ideas Bank' in the weeks leading up to National Consumer Week 2014 (NCW).


Any rogue trader will go to prison if they don’t pay back proceeds of crime money – and will still have to pay back the...