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 hailing a Derbyshire woman as a national 'hero' for her high-profile fight to protect 'chronic victims' against the scammers she blames for her elderly mother's death.Marilyn Baldwin has launched a website and is collecting...
2 Jul 2009
The number of teenagers who report that they regularly drink alcohol has fallen - but experts warn of worrying trends among those who do.A new survey of 13,000 young people, aged 14 to 17 - carried out by local authority...
2 Jul 2009
A team from Borough Muir High School beat off tough competition from schools from 10 regions to become Young Consumers of the Year 2009.The four boys were declared winners of the Trading Standards Institute on Wednesday 01 July, taking home...
1 Jul 2009
A ban on doorstep sellers of gas and electricity is urged by the Trading Standards Institute (TSI) following mounting evidence of chaos they cause to vulnerable consumers' household budgets.TSI is lobbying Brussels for the Unfair Commercial Practices Directive to be...
1 Jul 2009
Local authority trading standards professionals should play an important role in leading the climate change agenda - this was a key message to emerge from the Trading Standards Institute Conference in Brighton today (Wed 1 July).Shadow Minister for energy and...
1 Jul 2009