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.

Campaigning businessman Charles Goodall, who is based in Angus, has helped to combat the curse of rogue traders and protect law-abiding legitimate businesses through working closely with trading standards.Charles, who is Vice-Chairman of the Angus and Dundee Federation of Small...
17 Jun 2010
Investigating the brutal murder of an 82-year-old disabled woman while he was a top detective made Brian Steele resolute in the war against bogus builders and other doorstep criminals.Brian, a former detective superintendent with West Yorkshire police, has for the...
16 Jun 2010
The new consumer minister of the coalition Government Edward Davey spoke of his commitment to be a champion for trading standards at the Trading Standards Institute’s (TSI) conference in Edinburgh.He took this first platform in his new role as an...
16 Jun 2010
Trading standards have a new weapon against conmen selling fake DVDs in the form of a sniffer dog trained to find hidden stock. One-year-old Dixie is introduced to the wider trading standards community today at the Trading Standards Institute annual...
15 Jun 2010
The report of a major review of the trading standards services in Scotland is launched today (15 June). Up to standard: a review of trading standards services in Scotland found a complete lack of consistency in the services offered to...
15 Jun 2010