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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 or pressoffice@tsi.org.uk who would be happy to assist.


CTSI welcomes new PAC report which states UK regulatory system lacks capacity and skills to meet the challenges it faces

Posted: 01/10/21

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) welcomes a new report by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) that recognises the real dangers of unsafe products and the "serious challenges for regulators", skills and capacity.

CTSI and OPSS launch magnet safety campaign

Posted: 29/09/21

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI), working with the Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS), is launching a safety campaign about magnets and magnet ingestion among children.

CTSI President the Earl of Lindsay highlights growth of CCAS scheme at Symposium opening

Posted: 28/09/21

This year's CTSI Symposium opened this morning at Birmingham's Eastside Rooms. CTSI Chair Wendy Potts opened proceedings welcoming attendees to Birmingham and introducing the speakers and plenary session. Recorded speeches by CTSI President the Earl of Lindsay and Consumer Minister Paul Scully followed.

Almost half a million 18-24-year-olds lost over £500 to scams since first COVID-19 lockdown

Posted: 28/09/21

A recent survey conducted by YouGov on behalf of the Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) discovered that 9% (479,880)* of 18-24-year-olds lost over £500 to scams since the beginning of the first COVID-19 pandemic lockdown in March 2020.

CTSI Symposium 2021 opens in Birmingham

Posted: 27/09/21

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute’s (CTSI) Symposium will open at Birmingham’s Eastside Rooms on Tuesday 28 September, and run until Thursday 30 September. The event is the largest gathering of trading standards professionals in the UK. 


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