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.

The Trading Standards Institute (TSI) welcomes the Government's acceptance of the Elliott review recommendations published today (4 Sept), but cautions against further cuts to trading standards who will be the eyes and ears of the new food crime unit.According to...
4 Sep 2014
A Girlguiding group from Reading has joined the fight against illegal money lenders and been rewarded today (22 August) for making a difference in their community by being named as the Stop Loan Sharks Champions for 2014. The 5th Tilehurst...
22 Aug 2014
The Trading Standards Institute (TSI) has today published a new code of practice for sky lanterns - aimed at and developed by industry. The code was the outcome of discussions between Government and industry hosted by the Department for Environment, Food and...
20 Aug 2014
Islington Council has won a court order against an Islington-based letting agent forcing them to improve their game. The council's Trading Standards service took legal action after complaints from tenants and landlords about some trading practices of David Philips Estate...
19 Aug 2014
First-ever digital issue features special Conference highlights video and additional interactive contentTS Today, TSI’s flagship magazine for the trading standards profession, has officially gone digital.From the August issue, readers can view a new version of the magazine that is specially...
24 Jul 2014