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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 582240/07808 870752 or pressoffice@tsi.org.uk who would be happy to assist.


Know your rights and don’t lose out this Black Friday weekend

Posted: 24/11/17

Looking to pick up an online bargain this Black Friday weekend? The Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales are a fantastic way to get your Christmas shopping done, or pick up a great deal for yourself. Right? Well, not always!

End of the road for business selling counterfeit car parts

Posted: 21/11/17

A man from Brent has been slapped with a hefty fine and a suspended prison sentence after being found guilty of conning consumers by selling counterfeit automotive goods.

Latest CPPD documents published by CTSI

Posted: 21/11/17

We are pleased to inform those registered into the CPPD scheme and those that are Chartered Trading Standards Practitioners (CTSP) that the latest CPPD handbook, Form 4, and Form 2 are now available on the CTSI website.

Laundered cash used to compensate rogue trader victims

Posted: 16/11/17

One of a pair of convicted rogue builders has been ordered to pay back more than £11,000 of his illegal earnings.

Motorists urged to tick all the boxes this winter says The Motor Ombudsman

Posted: 15/11/17

As the mercury drops, and the days get shorter in the run-up to winter, The Motor Ombudsman, the automotive dispute resolution provider, is urging drivers to look out for its widely-recognised logo at their local independent garage or franchised dealer when getting their car ready for the cold weather.


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