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.

Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) CEO Leon Livermore said the following about government's decision regarding the consumer minister post: 'While CTSI welcomes and is eager to work with all new ministers, it's hugely disappointing that the consumer minister's portfolio has been...
21 May 2015
In light of Claudia Winkleman's brave decision to speak about an incident last year in which her daughter's Halloween costume caught on fire, CTSI would like to share a few tips for ensuring safety when buying fancy dress costumes.They include:  Check...
14 May 2015
Following a legal challenge posed by a Liverpool resident, council employee and Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) member, Liverpool Council has agreed to review how its local trading standards service is structured.On 5 May, the council agreed to review its...
5 May 2015
The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) attended a permission hearing at Manchester High Court 5 May, which was to determine whether a judicial review case brought against Liverpool Council is to go ahead.The legal challenge, which is in relation to...
1 May 2015
 The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) welcomes new commercial director Nikki Pasek. With more than 20 years' experience working in local government, Pasek joins CTSI from Cambridgeshire Trading Standards where she launched several consumer and business-based initiatives including the Ask Cedric website...
17 Apr 2015