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

  • Redbridge Trading Standards are working hard to tackle knife sales to young people ,
  • This case from demonstrates exactly why we need Trading Standards Officers looking after us. This dodgy business must now shell out £40k fine but how many other restaurants are into fishy business? ,
  • Sale of knife to a young person leads to a sharp fine following investigation by Trading Standards ,
  • Tower Hamlets Trading Standards leave their mark on trader fined £3500 after selling dangerous tattoo products ,
  • Lap-dancing club may be stripped of licence following representations from Trading Standards after one punter was allegedly fleeced of £28k in one night ,

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