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Welcome to CTSI's News Room. Here, you can browse through our latest consumer protection and trading standards news reports (below), or check out our archive of news articles from previous years.

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Tobacco display-ban report published

Posted: 29/10/15

Small businesses are complying with new legislation aimed at preventing children from taking up smoking, according to a Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) report published today (29 October).

Warning against cosmetic contact lenses

Posted: 24/10/15

People choosing to wear cosmetic contact lenses this Halloween, after they were made popular by TV programmes such as Vampire Diaries and Twilight, are putting their sight at risk, experts warn.

Winning Young Consumers of the Year Competition school to compete on Rip off Britain: Live

Posted: 22/10/15

Schoolchildren who won a nationwide competition aimed at testing young people’s consumer knowledge will face a panel of experts on national television tomorrow. (FRIDAY OCT 23)

Retail staff urged to comply with new legislation

Posted: 15/10/15

Retailers are being urged to review their training processes after new legislation and advances in technology mean some frontline staff could be caught out.

New pricing guidelines published aimed at ending misleading pricing practices

Posted: 15/10/15

The business community is being asked for its views on new guidelines aimed at ending unclear and misleading pricing practices. 

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