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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 responds to UK Government consultation on units of measurement

Posted: 26/08/22

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) has submitted its response to the UK Government consultation on units of measurements, their markings and sales.

Proposed reintroduction of imperial measures could cost taxpayers millions of pounds

Posted: 26/08/22

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) has urged the next Government to rethink plans to reintroduce imperial measures – in light of new research which suggests the plans could cost millions and potentially confuse consumers and businesses.

Trading Standards find short-weight packs that may make cost-of-living crisis worse

Posted: 23/08/22

An investigation by Trading Standards officers in Scotland has found that short-weight products may contribute to the cost-of-living crisis.

CTSI voices concerns around possible links between underage vaping and risks of Child Sexual Exploitation

Posted: 18/08/22

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) today voiced concerns about emerging evidence suggesting a potential link between underage vaping and the risk of Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE).

CTSI welcomes Which? investigation revealing scale of online weapons sales

Posted: 11/08/22

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) welcomes the publication of findings from an investigation by consumer brand Which? into illegal weapons sales on online platforms including Amazon, eBay, Wish, and AliExpress.

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