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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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CTSI announces branch and section Hero Award winners

Posted: 09/10/20

Several trading standards professionals have today been recognised at the CTSI's annual Hero Awards. The awards, which recognise the work of consumer protection professionals took place for the first time online, due to COVID-19 restrictions.

A victim of illegal money lending scheme wins CTSI Hero Award

Posted: 09/10/20

At an online ceremony on Friday 9 October, the Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) recognised the victim of an illegal money lending scam by awarding her a CTSI Hero Award.

Consumer Codes Scheme celebrates over five years of success with ADR

Posted: 01/10/20

The Consumer Codes Approval Scheme (CCAS) today celebrates over five years of success.

CCAS ADR scheme booms with new business members

Posted: 01/10/20

The Consumer Codes Approval Scheme (CCAS) today celebrates over five years of success. The ADR regulations, launched in 2015, improve relations between consumers and traders by encouraging dispute resolution before going to court.

Jury service scam text targets public

Posted: 21/09/20

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) has uncovered evidence of a series of bogus texts inviting recipients to perform jury service or delay it at cost.

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