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.

The Trading Standards Institute’s (TSI) annual National Consumer Week, sponsored by the UK European Consumer Centre, is being launched Monday (12 November) by BBC TV presenter Gloria Hunniford and Consumer Minister Jo Swinson.  The loud and clear message from TSI...
12 Nov 2012
The Trading Standards Institute (TSI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Leon Livermore to the post of chief executive.  Harold Gay, chairman of TSI board said: "I am delighted Leon Livermore has agreed to become the new CEO of...
9 Nov 2012
The Trading Standards Institute (TSI) welcomes the Government intention to separate consumer law from the laws that govern commercial transactions, but says it does not go far enough.TSI has argued for a separate private law for consumers for many years,...
25 Oct 2012
The new consumer minister Jo Swinson has launched the Trading Standards Institute’s (TSI) ‘consumer code approval scheme criteria’ consultation The minister received a warm welcome at the Association of Chief Trading Standards Officer’s (ACTSO) Workshop at London’s Guildhall on 24...
25 Oct 2012
Consumers are being warned by the Trading Standards Institute (TSI)  NOT to rely on the printed version of new-style MoT certificates when buying cars.TSI, whose members are engaged in delivering frontline trading standards services in local authorities and businesses, has...
5 Sep 2012