CTSI respond to consultations from government, business and other stakeholders on a diverse array of subjects. Our latest consultation responses can be accessed below, with a full record stored in the resource centre. Members interested in providing feedback to any of the ongoing consultations should contact email@example.com
Consumer Rights Directive
In the following submission CTSI has highlighted a number of ways in which the Consumer Rights Directive could be improved for frontline trading standards officers working to protect consumers on a daily basis.
[European Commission] Public consultation for the Fitness Check of EU consumer and marketing law
In the context of the 'Fitness Check' of EU consumer and marketing law directives the Commission seeks views on whether these rules are still up to date and fit for purpose.
[CMA] Draft Guidance of the CMA’s Consumer Powers
From the outset, CTSI would like to emphasise the importance that we place on the CMA’s relationship with both CTSI and the wider trading standards profession. There has been some confusion in the trading standards profession about the role of the CMA and it is hoped that this guidance will help to address that.
FSA Expert Advisory Panel Submission
The Chartered Trading Standards Institute would like to nominate its Chief Executive, Leon Livermore, to sit on the FSA’s new ‘Regulating the Future’ expert advisory panel.
[BIS] Government consultation on tipping, gratuities, cover and service charges
The Chartered Trading Standards Institute welcomes the opportunity to respond to this consultation. However, we do not feel we can comment on Option 2 as it refers to issues between workers and the businesses they work for, in matters of employment law and practice.