A capital partnership for consumers and reputable businesses

Who we are

London Trading Standards logoLondon Trading Standards (LTS) represents the 33 Local Authority Trading Standards services in the London Region. We share information and awareness campaigns across the capital to protect consumers and safeguard legitimate enterprise.

Our members advise on and enforce laws that govern the way we buy, sell, rent and hire goods and services. We carry out inspections and monitor or investigate complaints. We endeavour to work with businesses to help achieve compliance but ultimately we can prosecute those who break the law.

Together London Trading Standards tackle a wide range of issues including; product safety, doorstep crime and scams, underage sales, counterfeit goods and unfair trading.

Last Tweets

  • City of London Trading Standards aren't convinced that the recent introduction of a ban on pensions cold calling will make an awful lot of difference to protect vulnerable investors ,
  • Unhappy New Year for shop keeper facing penalties of more than £4000 for selling illegal tobacco products following investigation by Trading Standards ,
  • Media coverage of prosecution by Tower Hamlets Trading Standards against letting agent caught in 'bait and switch' scam ,
  • Great work by Trading Standards sees letting agent Sterling de Vere fined £167,000 for 'bait and switch' offence against prospective tenant. Problems with a letting agent? Call 03454 04 05 06,
  • Persistence pays as Trading Standards achieve compensation for victims of fraudulent car dealer who falsified service histories ,

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