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.

Following the publication of the Big Brother Watch surveillance report, the Trading Standards Institute (TSI) wants to see an end to the blanket criticism levelled at local government which fails to acknowledge the essential part played by  trading standards and...
23 Aug 2012
The Trading Standards Institute (TSI) welcomes proposals to standardise tobacco packaging as the next logical and necessary step to help save lives.TSI has previously expressed support for a range of tobacco control measures where there has been evidence to demonstrate...
15 Aug 2012
Students from Altrincham Grammar School for Boys in Trafford beat off tough competition from seven other schools in the grand finals of Young Consumers of the Year competition at the Trading Standards Institute conference in Manchester this year.Hundreds of schools...
16 Jul 2012
At a gala evening hosted by the BBC’s political editor, Nick Robinson, the environmental services team at Forest of Dean District Council was recently declared winner of the Public Protection Achievement category in The 2012 MJ Awards.The MJ Public Protection...
13 Jul 2012
Students from Altrincham Grammar School for Boys in Trafford beat off tough competition from seven other schools in the grand finals of Young Consumers of the Year competition at the Trading Standards Institute conference in Manchester this year.Hundreds of schools...
13 Jul 2012