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 creative Bradford schoolgirl was treated to a fun day out in London as reward for beating off hundreds of other youngsters to win a national competition.Shannon Dunne, a former pupil at Low Moor CE Primary School, in Low Moor,...
12 Dec 2008
During National Consumer Week (17- 21 November) the Trading Standards Institute (TSI) urged schools to enter a national competition to show how savvy their pupils are about their rights and responsibilities.And the Young Consumers of the Year competition could help...
21 Nov 2008
'Howard' the owl is ready to swoop in to help online Christmas shoppers to buy goods from the continent more easily and safely.The UK European Consumer Centre (UK ECC), which is hosted by the Trading Standards Institute (TSI), has launched...
20 Nov 2008
Rogue traders hoping to profit during the festive season are being warned that they face losing any money they have made if they are caught by trading standards services. The Trading Standards Institute (TSI) is warning unscrupulous traders that local...
19 Nov 2008
Consumers who are worried about the 'credit crunch' this Christmas are being warned not to get bitten by loan sharks during the festive season.The Trading Standards Institute (TSI) has joined with the Birmingham Illegal Money Lending Team and Citizens Advice...
19 Nov 2008