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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.

Media Enquiries:  If you are a journalist, or representative of a media organisation, CTSI can provide expert opinion, comments and spokespeople on a wide range of Trading Standards, consumer protection and regulatory issues - or point you in the right direction. Please contact our press office on 01268 582240/07811244602 or pressoffice@tsi.org.uk who would be happy to assist.

Garden Landscaping and the Law

Posted: 22/04/21

With spring upon us, many will be turning to garden upgrades and make-overs as the weather improves and lockdown restrictions begin to ease to allow meeting in private gardens and outdoor spaces.

CCAS welcomes the Earl of Lindsay as Chair

Posted: 19/04/21

The Consumer Codes Approval Scheme (CCAS) welcomes Lord Lindsay as its new Chair. 

CTSI appoints the Earl of Lindsay as President

Posted: 12/04/21

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) announces the Earl of Lindsay as President of the Institute.

National Insurance number scam targets public

Posted: 09/04/21

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) has received a video recording of an automated telephone message claiming that the National Insurance number of the recipient "will be terminated due to some unethical financial transactions."

Fraudsters spoof Barclays, Halifax, HSBC and Lloyds Bank in phoney text messages

Posted: 29/03/21

This month, the Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) received considerable evidence of banking scams sent via text messages. 

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