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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 body urges caution on reintroduction of imperial markings

Posted: 24/02/22

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) has urged caution and no rushed decisions concerning the UK Government's announcement that it intends to study the economic impacts of reintroducing imperial markings.

Trading Standards: Cost of living crisis will greatly expand consumer vulnerability

Posted: 22/02/22

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) warns that the cost of living crisis will greatly expand consumer vulnerability and that the UK urgently needs a more effective strategy to protect consumers.

Trading Standards highlight risks from disposable vaping products in Scotland

Posted: 22/02/22

A comprehensive examination of the market in Scotland for single use, or disposable, vaping products was carried out during October to December 2021, and found a wide range of non-compliant devices, with both safety and health risks. The project involved most of Scotland’s local authority trading standards services and was coordinated by The Society of Chief Officers of Trading Standards in Scotland (SCOTSS).

CTSI Scottish Branch welcomes MSP's warning about unsustainability of trading standards profession

Posted: 17/02/22

The Scottish Branch of the Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) welcomes Scottish Parliament Member Fiona Hyslop's calls for more funding for Trading Standards.

Consumer Protection must be levelled up as UK Government looks to Brexit freedoms

Posted: 14/02/22

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) announces that it is working to make sure consumer protection is levelled up alongside the rest of the UK Government's post-Brexit plan after the release this month of a Government white paper detailing the plans.


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