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 Trading Standards Institute (TSI) is urging residents to beware of rogues offering to check the house for frozen pipes.Trading standards services have received reports of vulnerable consumers being visited by criminals claiming to be from a water company.  Once...
15 Jan 2010
Costs, legal rights and responsibilities, mechanical jargon – anyone set to sit behind the wheel for the first time is faced with a whole new world of information that may seem daunting.The Trading Standards Institute (TSI) has launched a new...
15 Jan 2010
A young toy designer who won a national award at the Trading Standards Institute’s (TSI) conference enjoyed a grand lunch and awards ceremony in her honour at the House of Lords today, hosted by TSI’s president Baroness Crawley.The clever creativity...
15 Jan 2010
A senior member of the Trading Standards Institute has received an MBE in the New Year honours list for services to consumers and business.TSI is delighted its former chairman Bryan Lewin has been recognised for his tireless efforts over many...
5 Jan 2010
The archaic insurance law leaving consumers vulnerable at their hour of need could finally be reformed as Scottish and English Law Commissions publish a report recommending new legislation with widespread support.The Trading Standards Institute (TSI) has been campaigning for a...
14 Dec 2009