Press releases

CTSI's communications team works at a national level for the benefit of a sustainable trading standards service, informed businesses and empowered consumers. 

At local level trading standards matters are dealt with by the council press office.

Please contact us with any national media queries by email pressoffice@tsi.org.uk or by phone

01268 582 240.

Members of the public should contact their local trading standards service or the Citizens Advice consumer helpline 03454 040506.

Mike Weatherley received a Hero Award at the Chartered Trading Standards Institute's Conference in Bournemouth on Wednesday 1 July for the significant contribution he made to consumer protection during his role in parliament.Mr Weatherley was a tireless Intellectual Property Adviser...
2 Jul 2015
On Wednesday 1 July 2015, CTSI launched its strategy for intellectual property (IP) aimed at local authorities at the annual conference in Bournemouth. IP has grown considerably in importance within the UK economy. Government statistics show that UK’s trademarks, copyrights and...
2 Jul 2015
"Go! George the giggling Giraffe" was yesterday (Tuesday 30 June) announced as the overall winning entry in a national toy design competition at the Chartered Trading Standards Institute's Conference in Bournemouth.The brainchild of Sophie Lazenby, 14, impressed the judges of...
2 Jul 2015
Today (Thursday 2 July 2015) CTSI will launch it's first ever Consumer Day during Conference at Bournemouth International Centre.Consumer Day gives local consumers and consumer organisations the opportunity to engage with one another and hear about current issues. The day...
2 Jul 2015
"Dr Ellie" was yesterday (Tuesday 30 June) announced as the winning entry for the 6-11 category in a national toy design competition at the Chartered Trading Standards Institute's Conference in Bournemouth.The brainchild of Jessica Walker-Selfe, 11, and Georgia Wright, 10,...
2 Jul 2015