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.

Trading standards experts have recognised a community stalwart who has campaigned tirelessly for the profession and championed a scheme that prevents vulnerable people from becoming victims of fraud.CTSI presented Jim Jones, a Carmarthenshire county councillor with responsibility for trading standards,...
22 Jun 2016
A trading standards specialist who has sniffed out a large amount of harmful goods without thought for reward or payment is being recognised by the industry for their efforts.Alfie, one of Wagtail UK's much loved sniffer dogs, received a Hero...
22 Jun 2016
Financial institutions and charities can and should take greater responsibility for the victims of scams, according to research by trading standards and social work experts.The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) and Bournemouth University’s National Centre for Post-Qualifying Social Work believe...
21 Jun 2016
A group of schoolchildren have been praised by trading standards experts after they were announced as champions of a national competition that put young people's consumer knowledge to the test.The students from Boroughmuir High School, Edinburgh, competed against three other...
15 Jun 2016
A leading voice in consumer and regulatory policy acclaimed for her outstanding contributions to trading standards has been recognised in the Queens's Birthday Honours list.Carol Brady, from Swadlincote, chair of Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) board is to be made...
13 Jun 2016