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.

Food crime enforcement in the wake of the Elliott report was discussed 21 October at TSI's consumer affairs and trading standards all party parliamentary group AGM in Portcullis House.Speakers included David Heath MP, shadow minister for food and farming Huw...
21 Oct 2014
The 2013 -14 TSI Tobacco Control Survey is now out and shows changing trends in trading standards activities in this area.For the first time in over ten years of data collection, the most common tobacco control activity is not that...
13 Oct 2014
The Trading Standards Institute (TSI) backs the call by the coroner in the latest BEKO fridge fire death case to reform the system around product safety standards.Coroner Andrew Walker said at the inquest into the death of Santosh Benjamin-Muthiah, who...
29 Sep 2014
TSI are attending all three of the main political party conferences and hosting fringe events in partnership with Which? at the Labour and Conservative conferences. The benefits of a presence include communicating with a wide audience including politicians and their advisors,...
26 Sep 2014
TSI’s new chairman Mark McGinty took over the chains of office from John Peerless at the TSI annual general meeting in Duxford’s Imperial War Museum on 25 September.He said: “I feel immensely honoured and privileged to take up the role...
26 Sep 2014