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.

 A group of trading standards volunteers receives national recognition for their work to empower residents in their communityThe Kirklees Federation of Tenants and Residents Association (KFTRA) have been awarded a Certificate of Commendation at the Trading Standards Institute Conference in...
20 Jun 2013
 Building society worker gets national hero award for helping catch rogue traders85-year-old victim had already paid £21,000 for work worth no more than £900 A customer assistant working at the Market Harborough Building Society has received a Trading Standards Institute's Hero...
20 Jun 2013
 Pensioner receives national recognition for his fight against scams Isle of Wight pensioner Ron Watts knows what it’s like to be scammed. Now Ron, 85, of Ryde, is using his experience of being conned out of thousands of pounds to warn...
20 Jun 2013
“We are far more powerful together than apart” trading standards officers urged to talk about their future Baroness Christine Crawley, President of the Trading Standards Institute, has announced the launch of a ‘national trading standards conversation’ about the future of the trading...
20 Jun 2013
Isabel Packman scoops a prize in national toy design competitionThe clever creativity of a student from Highsted Grammar School at Sittingbourne in Kent, has been awarded with a prize in a national competition to design toys which are fun -...
19 Jun 2013