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The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) represents trading standards professionals working in the UK and overseas - in local authorities, business and consumer sectors and central government.

CTSI exists to:

  • promote and protect the success of a modern vibrant economy, and
  • safeguard the health, safety and wellbeing of citizens by enhancing the professionalism of its members.

TS Today

The latest edition of TS Today looks at how trading standards is working to protect consumers from dangerous electrical goods during the festive season, and more news from the profession.

Read December's TS Today

Conference 2017: Harrogate

The institute's annual conference will next take place from 26 June to 29 June and will see more than 1,000 trading standards experts visit Harrogate International Centre. Booking is now open for exhibitors who wish to take advantage of the early bird rates.

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Get chartered

This section is dedicated to trading standards professionals seeking Chartered Trading Standards Practitioner status. The Chartered Trading Standards Practitioner is a nationally recognised status.

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