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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.


Give romance scammers the cold shoulder this Valentine’s Day, CTSI urges

Posted: 10/02/23

Trading Standards experts are warning those looking to fall in love not to fall for romance scams.

CTSI issues warning about e-bike and e-scooter battery fires

Posted: 09/02/23

Trading Standards urges public and retailers to avoid non-compliant devices following dramatic surge in house fires.

Government scraps BEIS

Posted: 07/02/23

The Government has announced that the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has been replaced with the new Department for Business and Trade, with International trade secretary Kemi Badenoch replacing Grant Shapps as Business Secretary.

CTSI and partners celebrate National Apprenticeship Week

Posted: 06/02/23

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI), Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) and Institute of Licensing (IoL) are celebrating National Apprenticeship Week by encouraging employers to explore the opportunity of apprentices

Toy safety fears prompt BTHA to join CTSI’s Retained EU Law Bill campaign

Posted: 06/02/23

The toy industry body is concerned that important toy safety laws could be lost, putting children at risk and harming British businesses.


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