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.

Marilyn Baldwin, founder and campaigner of anti-scam mail charity Think Jessica, has won ITV Lorraine's Inspirational Woman of the Year Award. The award is a part of the Women of the Year Lunch Award, which seeks to celebrate the outstanding...
14 Oct 2013
A report (http://www.nao.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/10255-001-Food-safety-and-authenticity.pdf) issued by The National Audit Office (NAO) examining the overall effectiveness of food safety and authenticity, revealed that food fraud reports have increased since 2009 and increased food supply chains have made it harder to trace the origin...
10 Oct 2013
Marilyn Baldwin, founder and campaigner of anti-scam mail charity Think Jessica, has been shortlisted for ITV Lorraine's Inspirational Woman of the Year Award. The award is a part of the Women of the Year Lunch Award, which seeks to celebrate...
9 Oct 2013
During this year's Labour and Conservative party conferences, Trading Standards Institute (TSI), in collaboration with the Financial Ombudsman Service, held Young Consumer of the Year (YCOY) versus MPs and members of the upper house and industry experts competitions. The competitions...
3 Oct 2013
The Trading Standards Institute (TSI) are urging traders and consumers to be vigilant when buying food supplements that claim to burn fat. The supplement has been reported to have been linked to a number of deaths connected after consumption of...
5 Sep 2013