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.

Linda McAuley received a Media Hero Award at the Trading Standards Institute’s Conference in Harrogate on Wednesday for the significant contribution she made to consumer protection in Northern Ireland through the 'On Your Behalf' show on BBC Ulster.Linda has worked...
2 Jul 2014
More than 35 self-storage companies, including Access Self Storage Ltd, Big Yellow Self Storage and Safestore Ltd, amongst others, are voluntarily participating in a new code with trading standards, which introduces strict policies to keep counterfeit goods and other illegal...
2 Jul 2014
 Public Health England and Trading Standards Institute (TSI) investigate whether retailers are selling e-cigarettes to young people.A new report published today and released at TSI's annual Conference, reveals the results of a test-purchasing study involving young people aged under 18 attempting...
2 Jul 2014
Truro carpenter Keith Bunt received a Hero Award at the Trading Standards Institute’s (TSI) Conference in Harrogate on Tuesday for his significant contribution to consumer protection.It was while carrying out repairs on a property that Mr Bunt noticed several stacks...
1 Jul 2014
 Carer Wendy Sonley received a Hero Award at the Trading Standards Institute’s (TSI) Conference in Harrogate on Tuesday for the significant contribution she made to consumer protection in North Yorkshire.Mrs Sonley is carer for an elderly man with Parkinson's Disease....
1 Jul 2014