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CTSI can provide expert opinion on national trading standards policy and legislation. However, if you are looking for details of a specific case it is most likely a matter for the local authority trading standards team.


Plan to achieve good quality of life for all animals in Wales published

Posted: 04/11/21

A five-year plan which outlines steps towards achieving the ambition of ensuring a good quality of life for all animals in Wales will be published today by the Rural Affairs Minister Lesley Griffiths.

CCAS raises business reputation among its code sponsors

Posted: 01/11/21

According to a recent survey of its business code sponsors, the Consumer Codes Approval Scheme (CCAS) announced that almost 94% believed membership in the scheme raised their reputation.

Deprioritisation of £14 million investment in regulatory compliance apprenticeships "considerably disappointing"

Posted: 26/10/21

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) and the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) have voiced their "considerable disappointment" at the announcement that the Government's spending review will not consider a proposed ring-fenced fund for regulatory compliance apprenticeships.

Safety advice issued for first Fireworks Night and Diwali since lifting of COVID-19 restrictions

Posted: 22/10/21

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) has issued fireworks safety advice ahead of the upcoming Diwali and Fireworks Night celebrations, on November 4 and 5, respectively.

Trading Standards Officer wins Hero Award for allergen project inspired by the late Megan Lee

Posted: 20/10/21

Dilys Harris, a Senior Trading Standards Officer at Caerphilly County Borough Council, has been recognised by the Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) for her work on a recent food allergen project.


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