Have you ever wondered when you have put 20 litres of diesel into your car,or the butchers weighing scales indicates that the steak is 1 kg that you are actually getting what you are paying for.

According to the latest report from the National Standards Authority of Ireland 1 in 5 weighing scales and 1 in 14 petrol pumps measure inaccurately.

Taxi metres perform poorly with almost 1 in 3 failing compliancy tests.

The N.S.A.I. seeks to protect the consumer through measurement accuracy and the promotion and application of standards across many industries.