Motor Codes announces UK’s Garage of the Year

On Tuesday 30 June, Motor Codes announced Crescent Motoring of Staffordshire as the winner of the UK Garage of the Year Award during the Auto Express Car of the Year Awards. Held in London, Crescent Motoring of Staffordshire received the award after being recognised as one of the most established vehicle Service, Repair and MOT…

Warwickshire Trading Standards stops stair lift scam

Between 1946 and 1964, 17 million births were recorded in Britain alone. We have come to call this generation the ‘Baby Boomers’ however today these boomers are reaching retirement age. Because they can expect to live much longer than their parents or grandparents, most of this generation aspires to live independently, in the comfort of…

Watch: Why choose a TSI CCAS approved business?

Moving house is hard work that shouldn’t be made harder by rogue removal firms. These firms are often poorly trained and uninsured and lack a complaints procedure. Reassurance comes in the form of the British Association of Removers (BAR) and TSI’s Consumer Codes Approval Scheme (CCAS) which aims to bolster consumer protection and improve consumer…

Financial services industry’s ‘Simple Products’ framework approved

A recently approved, transparent and easy to understand suite of financial services products will provide consumers with straightforward and simple information, allowing them to better understand savings and protection products. Announced by the Association of British Insurers, British Bankers’ Association and the Building Societies Association, the ‘Simple Product‘ framework was approved independently by the Trading…

What is the CCAS and why does it matter?

TSI’s Consumer Codes Approval Scheme (CCAS) is distinctly different from other trader-approved schemes. Individual traders cannot sign up to it – the only way a trader can display the TSI-approved code logo is through membership of an organisation whose code of practice has been given the green light by the Consumer Codes Approval Board. The…

Debunking the ‘cheaper is always better’ myth

The Institute of Professional Willwriters and TSI Consumer Codes Approval Scheme (CCAS) sponsor explain why seemingly good deals are not always the best option. When searching for goods or services, consumers consistently look for the lowest prices possible. Deals and offers are everywhere from the Sunday edition of the local newspaper to the primetime Saturday…

BHTA on why the TSI code scheme matters

Setting high standards within any industry is paramount to consumer safety and satisfaction. No one knows this better than those working in the homes of elderly, disabled and vulnerable. The British Healthcare Trades Association (BHTA) and its 500 member companies who sell wheelchairs, mobility scooters, prosthetic limbs and rehabilitation products, are part of TSI’s Consumer…