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) today called for the launch of regional squads to 'smoke out' the trade in smuggled and counterfeit cigarettes.Licensing of tobacco sales, a ban on cigarette vending machines and the creation of TV soap opera characters...
8 Sep 2008
Clued-up teenagers will be going head to head with MPs at all three major political conferences during September to test how much they know about looking after their money.Winners and finalists from the Trading Standards Institute's (TSI) Young Consumers of...
8 Sep 2008
The Trading Standards Institute (TSI) is urging the Government to put consumers at the heart of everything it does - as part of the battle to turn around the difficult economic climate. TSI is calling for the appointment of a...
15 Aug 2008
A bogus email, telling recipients they have been chosen to receive a cash grant or donation from a £1 million pot of money, has taken the name of 'Trading Standards Central UK' in vain.The Trading Standards Institute (TSI) warned the...
31 Jul 2008
The Trading Standards Institute (TSI) has a new national chairman - Peter Denard, who is head of trading standards for Surrey County Council. He has been elected to take over from Bryan Lewin, Northamptonshire County Council's head of trading standards,...
28 Jul 2008