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Made to Measure is the Podcast of the Journal of Trading Standards, bringing you in-depth interviews and insights from experts inside and outside the trading standards profession. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Made to Measure is the Podcast of the Journal of Trading Standards, bringing you in-depth interviews and insights from experts inside and outside the trading standards profession. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

Made to Measure is the Podcast of the Journal of Trading Standards, bringing you in-depth interviews and insights from experts inside and outside the trading standards profession. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Language:

English

Contact:

442032891870


Episodes

Renewable Energy

3/22/2022
We speak with CTSI Lead Officer for Energy and Smart Meters, Steve Playle, and trading standards consultant Adrian Simpson, about the implications of the Government’s Net Zero carbon target for consumer protection. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:29:32

Apprenticeships

2/11/2022
To mark National Apprenticeship Week, we hear about how CTSI is supporting the Regulatory Compliance Officer apprenticeship scheme, and about how apprenticeships are a valuable way of making the trading standards profession more welcoming and diverse. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:35:15

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

10/26/2021
To coincide with Black History Month, in this episode CTSI Chief Executive John Herriman, HR Manager Shanaz Syeda, and Race & Equalities Working Group member Giles Speid discuss why the trading standards profession needs to become more representative of the society it serves. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:36:40

Covid and Housing

9/1/2021
We speak to Alison Farrar, one of CTSI’s Lead Officers for Property and Lettings about how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the UK’s housing sector and the potential issues arising from the associated growth in home-working. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:20:18

Illicit Puppy Sales

5/14/2021
We speak to Trading Standards Scotland’s Diane Bryson, Mike Flynn of the Scottish SPCA, and CTSI Lead Officers Steph Young and David MacKenzie about the cruelty, mistreatment and large-scale organised crime which lies behind many online puppy sales. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:42:00

John Herriman

5/4/2021
We speak to CTSI’s newly appointed Chief Executive, John Herriman, about the challenges facing the institute and the wider profession, including the long-term effects of Covid-19, the impact of EU Exit and the need to push for more diversity and inclusion. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:26:36

Hair & Beauty

4/1/2021
We speak to chartered environmental health practitioner Helen Buckingham, British Hair and Beauty Federation Chief Executive Richard Lambert and nail industry expert Marian Newman about the impact of COVID-19 on the hair and beauty industries. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:23:30

Paul Ramsden

1/25/2021
As CTSI looks ahead to a 2021 outside the EU, we speak with Interim Executive Director Paul Ramsden about the Institute’s aims and priorities for the coming year - including its aims for improving inclusivity - and look back to 2020, a year defined by COVID-19. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:21:42

Age-restricted Sales and Coronavirus

10/22/2020
We speak to CTSI Lead Officer for age-restricted sales, Brandon Cook and ServeLegal co-founder Ed Heaver about the challenges of enforcement in the age of coronavirus and what businesses and trading standards professionals need to do to prepare. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:24:01

CMA Task Force

7/28/2020
We speak with Dan Rawling, Director in the Policy and International team at the Competition and Markets Authority about the Task Force the CMA has set up to address some of the many challenges for both consumers and businesses arising from the ongoing Covid-19 crisis Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:29:03

LTS Coronavirus Travel Panel

6/12/2020
In this week’s podcast, which is being published to highlight the latest London Trading Standards campaign, we speak to a panel of experts about the rights of consumers and the responsibilities of businesses when it comes to refunds for travel bookings during the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:35:22

LTS Coronavirus Travel Panel

6/12/2020
In this week’s podcast, which is being published to highlight the latest London Trading Standards campaign, we speak to a panel of experts about the rights of consumers and the responsibilities of businesses when it comes to refunds for travel bookings during the ongoing COVID-19 crisis

Duration:00:35:22

Coronavirus Guides

6/5/2020
JTS editor Richard Young tells us about a new series of digital Coronavirus bulletins issued through the Business Companion website by the Chartered Trading Standards Institute and the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial strategy. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:20:38

Coronavirus Guides

6/4/2020
JTS editor Richard Young tells us about a new series of digital Coronavirus bulletins issued through the Business Companion website by the Chartered Trading Standards Institute and the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial strategy.

Duration:00:20:38

Coronavirus Crime

4/24/2020
We speak with Ben Russell, Deputy Director of the Economic Crime Centre at the National Crime Agency about how his organization is working alongside other enforcers – including trading standards – to protect the public during these difficult times. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:22:51

Coronavirus Special

4/10/2020
We speak to CTSI Chief Executive Leon Livermore and Lead Officer for Doorstep Crime Katherine Hart about the impact of the pandemic and why we all have a part to play in supporting each other and fighting back against the criminals preying on people at their most vulnerable. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:35:15

Business Member Group, Part Two

3/27/2020
We speak again to Wendy Potts, CTSI Joint Lead Officer for Fair Trading and Chair of the Business Members Group, and also with Steve Emmett, a self-employed chartered trading standards practitioner who serves as a section representative on the BMG. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:22:41

Business Members Group

3/13/2020
We speak to Wendy Potts, CTSI Joint Lead Officer for Fair Trading and Chair of the Business Members Group, about how compliance on consumer protection is a team effort that involves enforcement professionals working closely with retailers and manufacturers. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:31:02

Hallmarking

2/28/2020
We speak to David Sanders, CTSI Lead Officer for Hallmarking, and Noel Hunter, Chair of the British Hallmarking Council about what many consider to be the oldest form of consumer protection, taking in both the history and future of hallmarking. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:32:52

Petroleum and Explosives

2/14/2020
We speak to Ian Hillier, CTSI Lead Officer for Petroleum and Explosives, about the importance of protecting both consumers and the environment when it comes to petroleum and protecting the public from dangerous fireworks. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:20:20