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.

Lord Heseltine, author of the influential 'No Stone Unturned' report, has chaired an Independent Challenge Panel of trading standards professionals and stakeholders. The panel came together to develop a remit for the second National Trading Standards Conversation. The decision to...
10 Jul 2013
Baroness Crawley, President of the Trading Standards Institute (TSI), has called for the government to protect local regulatory services in light of the recent round of spending cuts directed at local authorities.  In a debate held in the House of Lords...
1 Jul 2013
The England Illegal Money Lending Team  (England IMLT) hosted by Birmingham City Council has been awarded the national trading standards and environmental health MJ Award, sponsored by the Trading Standards Institute (TSI) and the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH),...
26 Jun 2013
A Derbyshire couple, Brian and Kandy Smith, who have been tirelessly campaigning to stop scam mail crime after an elderly family member became a chronic victim, have been awarded a national Hero Award at the Trading Standards Institute’s Conference in...
21 Jun 2013
A group of witnesses including victims and family members, who bravely stepped forward to help Derbyshire trading standards bring serial criminal Amarjit Gill to justice, have been awarded a Certificate of Commendation at the Trading Standards Institute’s Conference in Brighton on...
21 Jun 2013