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Welcome to CTSI's News Room. Browse through our latest Consumer Protection and Trading Standards news reports (below), or take a look through our archive of news articles from previous years.

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TSI attends political party conferences

Posted: 26/09/2014

TSI are attending all three of the main political party conferences and hosting fringe events in partnership with Which? at the Labour and Conservative conferences.

TSI welcomes new chairman

Posted: 25/09/2014

TSI’s new chairman Mark McGinty took over the chains of office from John Peerless at the TSI annual general meeting in Duxford’s Imperial War Museum on 25 September.

Elliott Review welcome step in fight against food crime, says TSI

Posted: 04/09/2014

The Trading Standards Institute (TSI) welcomes the Government's acceptance of the Elliott review recommendations published today (4 Sept), but cautions against further cuts to trading standards who will be the eyes and ears of the new food crime unit.

Guides take on loan sharks

Posted: 22/08/2014

A Girlguiding group from Reading has joined the fight against illegal money lenders and been rewarded today (22 August) for making a difference in their community by being named as the Stop Loan Sharks Champions for 2014.

Industry puts safety first with sky lantern code of practice

Posted: 20/08/2014

The Trading Standards Institute (TSI) has today published a new code of practice for sky lanterns - aimed at and developed by industry.

Islington wins court order forcing letting agent to improve game

Posted: 19/08/2014

Islington Council has won a court order against an Islington-based letting agent forcing them to improve their game.

TS Today enters the digital era with August 2014 issue

Posted: 24/07/2014

TS Today, TSI’s flagship magazine for the trading standards profession, has officially gone digital.

TSI appoints new board chairman

Posted: 23/07/2014

Carol Brady has been appointed the new chairman of Trading Standards Institute's (TSI) Board of Directors. Taking over from former chairman Harold Gay on 19 July, Brady is excited to begin work on policy management and key business decisions.

Witnesses and PC help bring deceptive business owner to justice

Posted: 03/07/2014

Three witnesses and an investigating police officer received a Hero Award at the Trading Standards Institute’s (TSI) Conference in Harrogate on Thursday for their significant contribution to consumer protection in the Kingsbridge area of Devon.

Carer helps catch violent rogue traders

Posted: 03/07/2014

Carer Lyndsay Taite received a Hero Award at the Trading Standards Institute’s (TSI) Conference in Harrogate on Thursday for the significant contribution made to consumer protection in Lincolnshire.

Retired police officer recognised for protecting pensioners from scams

Posted: 03/07/2014

Michael Hall, a retired police officer, received a Hero Award at the Trading Standards Institute’s (TSI) Conference in Harrogate on Thursday for the significant contribution he made to consumer protection in North Yorkshire.

Winner of toy design competition announced

Posted: 03/07/2014

Noah’s Play Ark is the name of the winning entry in a national toy design competition, announced 2 July at the Trading Standards Institute's (TSI) Conference in Harrogate.

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