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.

Just in time for Trading Standard Institute's (TSI) National Consumer Week, an app is being launched to help used car buyers check it before they regret it. The app is the work of the North East Trading Standards Association (NETSA)...
7 Nov 2013
The Trading Standards Institute (TSI) and Minister for Employment Relations and Consumer Affairs Jo Swinson have announced an industry-led commission tasked with finding the best possible solution to mitigate the disproportionate second hand car complaints filed by consumers.As highlighted during...
5 Nov 2013
Trading Standards Institute's (TSI) Andy Foster, director of operations and policy, has been appointed a consumer panel member for the Legal Services Board (LSB) starting 1 November 2013.The LSB is the independent body responsible for overseeing the regulation of lawyers...
28 Oct 2013
Worcestershire County Council is proposing to cut 80% of its funding for trading standards services over the next three years as local government spending cuts are implemented, potentially opening the door to rogue traders, counterfeiters, loan sharks and illicit substances.   The...
17 Oct 2013
The Trading Standards Institute (TSI) is bringing the National Trading Standards Conversation to a town near you. Facilitated by Lynn Faulds Wood, the well known TV presenter, the conversation is intended to allow your region to provide input on how...
15 Oct 2013