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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.

Karate teacher gets four years jail time for fake DVD business

Posted: 22/09/21

A karate teacher found selling fake DVDs and Scholl foot care products, running a fraudulent business, money laundering and more, is today sentenced to four years in prison.

CTSI calls for a consultation and impact assessment in wake of UK Government's proposed Imperial Unit reintroduction

Posted: 22/09/21

CTSI responded to the UK Government's plans to reintroduce imperial units and, noting that this is a headline proposal, sought assurances that CTSI will be able to provide its evidence and views via a robust consultation and impact assessment that looks at the costs and benefits to businesses, consumers and regulators.

Defra and trading standards come together at CTSI Symposium

Posted: 15/09/21

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) is pleased to announce that the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) will be addressing delegates at the CTSI Symposium at the Eastside Rooms Birmingham.

Cyfraith Newydd yn dod i rym ar 1 Hydref

Posted: 08/09/21

Mae Safonau Masnach Cymru yn cefnogi menter gan Grŵp Bwyd Gwent Fwyaf i leihau marwolaethau o adweithiau alergaidd.

Greater Gwent Food Group works to reduce deaths from allergic reactions

Posted: 08/09/21

Trading Standards Wales is supporting an initiative by Greater Gwent Food Group to reduce deaths from allergic reactions.

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