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Toy supplier fined over dangerous goods

20 April 2021
A Thurrock-based company and its director have been forced to pay out more than £4,100 after they failed to follow advice to ensure imported toys met proper safety standards and did not pose a danger to children.
JL Supplies Ltd was fined £600 and ordered to pay £937 costs and £60 victim surcharge. Company director, Jonathon Laidlaw was fined £1,400 and ordered to pay £1,000 costs and a £140 victim surcharge after pleading guilty at Southend Magistrates Court, on 14 April 2021, to importing and supplying unsafe toys that could have hurt children.