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Prevention: confident consumers and avoiding scams

Prevention team announcements

Find out about all the current and latest prevention team issues affecting your area.

  • CallBlockersawards: CallBlockersawards

    Prevention team receives ringing endorsements

    The innovative work of East Ren's environment department prevention team has been recognised at the highest level.

    Announced: 19 December 2014

  • Nuisance Calls: Call Blocker Article

    Praise for East Ren trading standards project

    East Renfrewshire trading standards team's Call Blockers project, designed to protect vulnerable consumers from nuisance and scam telephone calls, has been highly praised at national level.

    Announced: 8 August 2014

  • Old lady: No to cold callers

    Calling time on nuisance callers

    Trading standards officers in East Renfrewshire, Angus and East Dunbartonshire have combined to tackle the misery inflicted on residents from nuisance and scam callers by installing different types of call blocking technology in the homes of vulnerable residents.

    Announced: 28 August 2013

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