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Don’t let ‘toxic mould’ scammers into your home, CTSI warns

Don’t let ‘toxic mould’ scammers into your home, CTSI warns

Cold-callers are targeting deprived areas with fake surveys and bogus energy-efficiency claims

Illicit vapes top list of high street threats, say Trading Standards experts

Illicit vapes top list of high street threats, say Trading Standards experts

Rise in illicit vapes and underage sales sparks alarm among consumer protection professionals

CTSI calls for delay of Retained EU Law Bill as Lords express concerns

CTSI calls for delay of Retained EU Law Bill as Lords express concerns

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) has reiterated its calls for a delay to the proposed implementation of the Retained EU Law Bill at the end of the year

Safeguarding Our Standards

Safeguarding Our Standards

The Safeguarding Our Standards campaign has been established by the Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) in response to the Government’s proposed Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform) Bill.

Problems buying abroad?

Problems buying abroad?

If you've encountered issues buying goods or services from abroad - or when on holiday - the UK International Consumer Centre provides free and impartial advice.

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Welcome to CTSI

Founded in 1881 (as the 'Incorporated Society of Inspectors of Weights and Measures'), today's Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) is one of the world’s longest-established organisations dedicated to the field of Trading Standards and Consumer Protection. And, after more than 140 years of progress, we remain immensely proud of our close association with the Trading Standards profession and the vital work it continues to do – promoting fair business practices, tackling rogue traders and, ultimately, protecting UK consumers. To keep up-to-date with CTSI's work, you can register to the CTSI Channel on WiredGov - or follow us on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn.

NEW HERE?  If you are a consumer, looking for help or advice about a particular issue, our Consumer Help pages should point you in the right direction. Similarly, our Business Hub provides information for companies who are committed to helping UK consumers, and complying with all the relevant rules and regulations.

Alternatively, if you are a Trading Standards professional - and not yet a member of CTSI - you can read all about our member categories, the requirements for each level, member benefits and lots more, in our Membership Section. And, if you're looking to further your career in Trading Standards and Consumer Protection, you can browse current Vacancies on offer around the country, find out about the institute's Training, Qualifications and Development, or read the online version of our Journal of Trading Standards.



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