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Welcome to CTSI's News Room. 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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Safeguarding toolkit protects vulnerable adults

Posted: 06/29/2015

A safeguarding toolkit has been launched today (Monday 29 June 2015) at the Chartered Trading Standards Institute's Conference in Bournemouth to provide trading standards officers with the information and guidance to deliver the best possible protection to consumers, making them more effective at protecting vulnerable adults.

CTSI urges government to radically rethink structure of trading standards in the UK

Posted: 06/04/2015

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) has written to the newly appointed consumer minister Nick Boles MP to call for urgent action to save our trading standards services.

Statement on new consumer minister

Posted: 05/21/2015

Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) CEO Leon Livermore said the following about government's decision regarding the consumer minister post:

Winkleman statement

Posted: 05/14/2015

In light of Claudia Winkleman's brave decision to speak about an incident last year in which her daughter's Halloween costume caught on fire, CTSI would like to share a few tips for ensuring safety when buying fancy dress costumes.

Judicial review - CEO outlines challenge

Posted: 05/05/2015

CTSI attended a permission hearing at Manchester High Court 5 May, which was to determine whether a judicial review case brought against Liverpool Council is to go ahead.

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