Trading standards news
Published on Thursday, 26 July 2018
Residents are being warned to be extremely wary of anyone cold calling at their home offering to do work.
Published on Monday, 2 July 2018
Trading Standards have been supporting the Scams Awareness campaign to protect and prevent people from becoming victims of scams and be ‘scam aware’.
Published on Friday, 1 June 2018
A Bromley business has been heavily fined for selling fireworks to children aged 15.
Published on Tuesday, 27 February 2018
Shoppers are being warned to check unlabelled “fur” items and not to assume that it’s faux fur. Real fur can often be used as it’s produced and sold more cheaply than fake.
Published on Wednesday, 1 March 2017
Residents are being warned to be on their guard following attempts to scam at least two residents by bogus builders.
Published on Friday, 13 January 2017
Trading Standards are warning residents to be aware of the pitfalls related to responding to prize draws and lotteries. They are also encouraging residents to raise the issue with family members or friends who may be particularly vulnerable.
Published on Thursday, 15 December 2016
Bromley Council is warning residents to be vigilant regarding a scam Council Tax email sent to residents.
Published on Thursday, 6 October 2016
Parents are being warned about the potential fire risk often presented by children’s fancy dress costumes.
Published on Monday, 4 July 2016
In the run up to National Scam Month in July, Bromley Trading Standards are alerting residents following a number of scams reported this week.
Published on Friday, 16 October 2015
Trading Standards has issued an additional warning following further reports of rogue trader activity in Beckenham.
Published on Thursday, 15 October 2015
Bromley Trading Standards are issuing a warning about two incidents that have come to their attention involving what appears to be a very similar bogus drainage repair scam.
Published on Thursday, 24 September 2015
Bromley Trading Standards has praised the staff at the NatWest in Locksbottom whose quick actions saved an elderly customer from losing £4,600 to a rogue trader
Published on Monday, 20 July 2015
Bromley Trading Standards is warning local residents to be extra vigilant in July which has been declared Scams Awareness Month 2015.