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 new Enforcement Toolkit has been launched today (14 Sept) at the Charity Clothes Collection Symposium which came together to address theft and fraud issues within the sector.Door-to-door charity bag collections are a vital income generator for many charities but...
14 Sep 2011
The Trading Standards Institute (TSI) has welcomed the announcement that another major energy supplier has announced it is to suspend unsolicited doorstep sales.TSI has been campaigning for an end to cold calling for many years and is delighted at the...
7 Sep 2011
Scotland put age restricted products in the spotlight with a Conference bringing together key players from across Scotland including trading standards, health sector, police and manufacturers.Age Restricted Products – a Collaborative Approach Conference, on 31 August, hit home the complex...
25 Aug 2011
        The Trading Standards Institute (TSI) has highlighted its vision for the next generation of consumers in an interim response to the Government’s Consumer Landscape consultation today (Monday 15 August).TSI’s chief executive Ron Gainsford said: “We welcome  a review...
15 Aug 2011
The Trading Standards Institute (TSI) has welcomed the announcement that a major energy supplier has announced it is to suspend doorstep energy sales.TSI has been campaigning for an end to cold calling for many years and is delighted at the...
15 Aug 2011