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.

Ingenious 10-year-old Shannon Dunne, from Bradford, has carried off the top prize in a national competition to design toys which are fun - but also safe.Shannon, a pupil at Low Moor CE Primary School, in Low Moor, not only won...
25 Jun 2008
Three ingenious youngsters from a Glasgow school have carried off prizes in a national competition to design toys which are fun - but also safe.Colin Copeland, Barry Leonard and Jack Cummings, all aged 13, won the 12 to 17 age...
25 Jun 2008
Four teenagers from a Stoke on Trent school are celebrating after becoming national champions - for knowing how to stand up for their rights!The pupils, from Aynsley School, won the Consumer Challenge Quiz national final, held at the Trading Standards...
25 Jun 2008
Tricia Faulkner could not believe her eyes when she arrived home from a nightshift on a film set - to find her garden and drive had been dug up by rogue workmen, leaving it 'like a bombsite' from one of...
24 Jun 2008
The Trading Standards Institute (TSI) today sent out a timely reminder to local authorities across the UK that dwindling numbers of new recruits and a lack of workforce planning could seriously compromise the ability of trading standards services to deliver...
24 Jun 2008