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Counterfeit goods Skegness

Skegness market trader pleads guilty after sale of counterfeit clothing

1 February 2018

A market trader has been handed a three-year conditional discharge and £1k fine after selling over 1,000 items of counterfeit clothing.

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Skegness shop owner pleads guilty to selling unsafe toys after Trading Standards inspection

18 January 2018

The owner of a Skegness shop has pleaded guilty to possessing an array of unsafe toys for supply.

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Boston man jailed for second time after illicit tobacco conviction

17 January 2018

A man from Boston has been jailed for a second time after being found guilty of possessing and selling illicit tobacco.

Payment surcharges

Payment surcharges

15 January 2018

From 13 January 2018, businesses are no longer permitted to impose surcharges on consumers for paying by debit card, credit card or electronic payment services.

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