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The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) today launched its new 10-year vision ‘Helping to build a fairer world for consumers and businesses’ that will enable it to better tackle current and future challenges including the way it provides support during the costs of living crisis. The bold and ambitious vision sets out a clear mission for the Institute to "support and reinforce the protection of consumers and to achieve a level playing field for business".
The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) has today responded to the formal launch of the UK Government’s consultation on the reintroduction of Imperial Measures.
The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) has today voiced its concern that the UK Government intends to conduct a review to assess opportunities for the reintroduction of imperial measurements.
This year's Queen's Speech at the State Opening of Parliament, which was for the first time given on Her Majesty's behalf by the Prince of Wales, contained several references to upcoming legislation relevant to consumer protection.
The Consumer Codes Approval Scheme (CCAS) has today published a new report revealing that the scheme now has almost 80,000 business members and has helped to recover over £3.5m for consumers in 2021, which is a rise of £1.5m or 75% over the previously reported figure (£2m).