The risks posed to consumers by counterfeit goods are always more prevalent at Christmas when people step out in search of a bargain. But consumers can be left seriously out of pocket when it turns out that the gift they have bought is either fake, does not work, or in some cases a danger to their health. But at Newcastle’s Grainger Market that risk has been eliminated after it was officially declared a fake goods free zone. Continue reading
Brent & Harrow Trading Standards has entered an innovative partnership with Market Place (Wembley Park) Ltd, by signing the Real Deal charter to ensure the new programme of markets planned at Wembley Park operate to the highest standards and are free from fake goods.
By signing up to Real Deal, Market Place has committed itself to working with the Trading Standards Service to comply with the scheme to ensure consumers shopping at any of their markets or events do so with the confidence that they will only be buying genuine goods. Continue reading