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​​​​​​​Highland Trading Standards car guide adopted nationally

16 Feb 2018

A business compliance guide produced by Trading Standards Officers at Highland Council has been rolled out for use across the country.

New deadline for Western Union settlement requests

15 Feb 2018

In December 2017 The Highland Councils Trading Standards team issued a message that there was a fund being held by America’s Federal Trade Commission (FTC) available to people who had been scammed and who had paid the scammer using Western Union.  The deadline for applying for a refund was 12 February 2018 but this has been extended to 31 May 2018.

​​​​​​​Highland business sold fireworks to young test purchase volunteer

22 Jan 2018

Highland Council’s Trading Standards team is reporting mixed findings from the age restricted sales test purchase programme it recently carried out in the Inverness and Easter Ross areas.