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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.


Trading Standards sees surge in energy scams linked to cost-of-living crisis

Posted: 05/10/22

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) is issuing its starkest warning yet about a significant rise in energy scams linked to the cost-of-living crisis and increased consumer vulnerability. CTSI believes there is an urgent need for a strategy to inform, protect and warn consumers amid the crisis, especially as over 40 million people have been targeted by scammers last year, according to Citizens Advice. 

Bogus mail and email insurance scam impersonating CTSI continues to target the public

Posted: 29/09/22

A bogus mail and email insurance scam impersonating the Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) continues to target the public after almost two years in circulation.

CTSI responds to UK Government consultation on units of measurement

Posted: 26/08/22

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) has submitted its response to the UK Government consultation on units of measurements, their markings and sales.

Proposed reintroduction of imperial measures could cost taxpayers millions of pounds

Posted: 26/08/22

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) has urged the next Government to rethink plans to reintroduce imperial measures – in light of new research which suggests the plans could cost millions and potentially confuse consumers and businesses.

Trading Standards find short-weight packs that may make cost-of-living crisis worse

Posted: 23/08/22

An investigation by Trading Standards officers in Scotland has found that short-weight products may contribute to the cost-of-living crisis.


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