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 UK European Consumer Centre (UK ECC) and the European Consumer Centre for Services (ECCS) consumer advisors are linking up with the Civil Aviation Authority and Gatwick Airport to encourage passengers to ‘pack a little consumer know-how’ about their air...
4 Jul 2012
Birmingham City Council was the well-deserved winner of the inaugural Touchstone Award presented by the British Hallmarking Council at the recent TSI annual Consumer Affairs and Trading Standards Conference and Exhibition in Manchester. The Award is made in recognition of...
4 Jul 2012
 The clever creativity of students from Maltby Academy, Rotherham has been rewarded with a prize in a national competition to design toys which are fun - but also safe. Martha Gregory, Leigh Roberts, Casey Turner and Darcie Lacey aged 15, designed...
4 Jul 2012
The Trading Standards Institute made the call for a national and EU-wide injury and accidents database to be put in place during its Conference in Manchester this week.Speakers at the Pushing the Door Open on Europe agreed on a need...
28 Jun 2012
Cambridgeshire youngsters participating in the Kick Ash smoking prevention programme are proving to be a true inspiration and very effective at spreading their core ‘proud to be smoke free’ message amongst other pupils and businesses alike.The efforts of the teenage...
28 Jun 2012