Login IconLogin / Register/ Consumer Helpline delivered by Citizens Advice 0808 223 1133

News Room

CTSI can provide expert opinion, comments and spokespeople on a wide range of Trading Standards, consumer protection and regulatory issues. 

Please contact our press office on 01268 582240 or pressoffice@tsi.org.uk who would be happy to assist.


Conman builder jailed following council investigation

Posted: 06/10/17

A cowboy builder who conned people out of tens of thousands of pounds has been jailed following a successful investigation by North Tyneside Council’s trading standards team.

Business Companion publish consumer rights video guide for used car traders

Posted: 05/10/17

Trading standards experts have today published a new video guide aimed at used car traders to ensure consumers and businesses are protected under the Consumer Rights Act.

Animal ban for ‘horror’ farm couple

Posted: 04/10/17

A couple who kept pigs and sheep in ‘horrific’ conditions at their East Sussex farm have been handed suspended jail terms.

Suspended sentence for fake lipstick seller

Posted: 04/10/17

A man who sold fake MAC lipstick which had over 300 times the legal amount of lead in it has been prosecuted by Plymouth City Council’s Trading Standards.

CTSI calls on government to address rise in ‘car clocking’

Posted: 03/10/17

Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) Chief Executive, Leon Livermore, has issued a letter to the Department for Transport (DfT), calling for restrictive measures to halt the increase in car clocking following their response to odometer adjustment fraud. 


Follow us on twitter @ctsi_uk

  • This year Hajj takes place from Thursday 7 July - Tuesday 12 July. Help to create an inclusive environment by lear… https://t.co/eIj4rHlk0q

  • Job alert 🚨 Northumberland County Council are looking to recruit a Trading Standards Officer with a determination… https://t.co/WDV80cvlYG

  • Job alert🚨 Essex Trading Standards is looking for a highly motivated person to join its team as a Specialist Tradi… https://t.co/tdMj5x2JwJ

© 2022 Chartered Trading Standards Institute. All rights reserved.

1 Sylvan Court Sylvan Way, Southfields Business Park, Basildon, Essex, SS15 6TH.
Company no. RC000879

Investors in People and Customer excellence award logos

Website by: