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Consumer detriment costs UK £15 billion per year, according to NAO

Posted: 16 December, 2016. Written by Mark

The National Audit Office has pulished a report examining the system protecting consumers from scams, unfair trading, and unsafe goods. It concludes that the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy has made progress since its 2011 review, but needs to do more, particularly in the context of the growth of e-commerce. It also identifies a funding shortage for Trading Standards departments.

Access the full report and press release here.