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 company that has saved more than 80 tonnes of plastic and cardboard by changing the packaging on ASDA's chilled dips, is the first winner of the Trading Standards Institute's (TSI) new 'Pack It In' award.The award - which goes...
18 Nov 2008
Trading standards services are getting tough on internet traders who flout the law by selling items like adult films, violent DVD games and knives to under 18s - after recent surveys showed many are failing to check the age of...
18 Nov 2008
The Trading Standards Institute (TSI), in partnership with Consumer Direct, has saluted journalists whose campaigning scoops have exposed scams and rogues.The 2008 TSI Media Awards were presented at the launch of TSI's National Consumer Week at the Office of Fair...
18 Nov 2008
A 'grotty grotto' of dangerous and fake goods will be unwrapped by the Trading Standards Institute (TSI) to highlight the importance of being a 'savvy shopper' this Christmas.The goods on Santa's black list at the launch of TSI's National Consumer...
17 Nov 2008
Trading Standards professionals in Buckinghamshire have joined a campaign by the Trading Standards Institute (TSI) to strengthen the law to protect consumers from potentially lethal electrical products.TSI has made repeated calls for the Government to take action over dangerous electrical...
14 Nov 2008