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 92-year-old war veteran who was forced to pay over the odds for unnecessary guttering and fascia work to rogue traders has received national recognition for his bravery and doorstep crime awareness work with a Trading Standards Institute Hero Award...
28 Jun 2012
Pensioner Joan Morrison was so incensed when she realised that she’d been the victim of rogue traders who cold-called her to do work on her roof  that she was determined to do everything in her power to stop the same...
28 Jun 2012
The Trading Standards Institute welcomes assurances by the Consumer Minister that trading standards powers will not be watered down by the consumer enforcement powers review.In a video address to the TSI Conference 2012 in Manchester, Norman Lamb MP said he...
27 Jun 2012
The new National Trading Standards Board (NTSB) will announce its first annual plan today (27 June) at the Trading Standards Institute Conference.The new organisation, created in April 2012, has the leadership role of coordinating and supporting regional and national trading...
27 Jun 2012
South Liverpool youngsters participating in an innovative and hard-hitting play warning about the dangers of borrowing from illegal money lenders are proving to be a true inspiration and very effective at spreading their core ‘loan shark danger’ message within the...
26 Jun 2012