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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.

Government testing confirms concern UK has become a dumping ground for unsafe products

Posted: 25/08/23

More than 80% of products tested by Government labs failed safety checks.

New York Times best-selling author traps scammer into revealing his identity

Posted: 03/08/23

CTSI issues warning for consumers to be on their guard

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) has urged the public to be vigilant amid housing scams on social media platforms. Well known for having written 18 New York Times best-sellers with over 10 million books in print in over 25 languages, Jane Green has come forward to share her story in the hope that it prevents others from falling victim to the same unscrupulous scams. 

CTSI responds to Government’s long-awaited Product Safety Review

Posted: 02/08/23

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) has welcomed the publication of a review to be undertaken by the Department for Trade and Business (DBT) that is examining the effectiveness of the UK Product Safety system that underpins the UK economy.

July news and policy round up

Posted: 27/07/23

The latest news and policy updates from CTSI

CTSI welcomes CMA Unit Pricing Inquiry

Posted: 21/07/23

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) has welcomed the publication of an Inquiry undertaken by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) into unit pricing across the UK.

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