The Scottish Government has issued on draft statutory guidance on funeral costs for local authorities, burial and cremation authorities and funeral directors.

The Scottish Government has issued a consultation on the proposals for a new consumer body, called Consumer Scotland.

The UK Government has issued a consultation on taking action against directors that breach electronic marketing regulations.

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has issued a consultation to set out how it proposes to regulate claims management companies when the responsibility for regulating this sector transfers to the FCA in April 2019.

The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy has issued a consultation on how to ensure that our regulatory, competition and enforcement regimes are suitable for the modern economy and the modern consumer.

The House of Lords Communications Committee has issued an inquiry to explore how the regulation of the internet should be improved, including through better self-regulation and governance, and whether a new regulatory framework for the internet is necessary or whether the general law of the UK is adequate.

The European Commission has issued a consultation on possible targeted legislative changes in some key EU consumer law directives.

The European Commission has issued a consultation on the application and performance of the Directive on liability for defective products.

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has issued a consultation seeking views on high-cost credit, including overdrafts, and on the high-cost short-term credit price gap.

The UK Government has issued a consultation to seek views on the performance of the Groceries Code Adjudicator (GCA).