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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.

Almost all home maintenance websites do not comply with the law

Posted: 22/12/23

CTSI launches new Online Audit to clean up E-commerce.

CTSI urges Government to reconsider draft funding settlement for Local Authorities

Posted: 19/12/23

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) has urged the Government to reconsider its draft funding settlement for Local Authorities, with concerns that it may lead to further cuts to an already depleted Trading Standards service and result in increased risks to local communities.

Banned imported American candy with huge child appeal and worrying side effects floods the UK

Posted: 11/12/23

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) has issued a serious warning to parents this Christmas around unauthorised ingredients contained in imported American sweets and fizzy drinks with known links to hyperactivity and cancer in children that are readily accessible across UK highstreets.

BBC One programme Scam Interceptors wins major national Hero Award for uncovering call centre scams

Posted: 08/12/23

BBC One programme Scam Interceptors, has received the Business Award at the Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) annual Hero Awards ceremony which celebrates outstanding work in consumer protection.

Caerphilly Trading Standards Officers save animals from horrifying welfare conditions

Posted: 08/12/23

The Caerphilly County Borough Council Trading Standards Team has received the Institute’s Hero Award at the Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) annual Hero Awards which celebrates outstanding achievements in consumer protection.

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