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CTSI can provide expert 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.


CCAS reports 25% net growth in Codes member scheme and 84% rise in Codes sponsors

Posted: 19/05/17

Chartered Trading Standards Approved Codes of Practice have risen by a remarkable 84 percent over the past two years while 11,000 new businesses (25%) joined the membership over the past 12 months, according to the Consumer Codes Approval Scheme (CCAS) Annual Report published today.

The Motor Ombudsman’s online Vehicle Recalls tool records an 80% increase in usage

Posted: 17/05/17

The portal allows users to search for any outstanding safety recalls on a specific car, based on the VIN number.

National crack down on rogue traders- Operation Rogue Trader 2017

Posted: 12/05/17

Rogue traders and forceful doorstep sellers across the UK are being targeted in a UK wide day of action.

Tobacco and vaping laws are changing: London Trading Standards reminds smokers and retailers

Posted: 10/05/17

London Trading Standards are reminding smokers and tobacco retailers about changes to the law that come into full effect on 20th May 2017.

Nearly a quarter of motorists are influenced by an advertisement when buying a new car

Posted: 09/05/17

24% of consumers are influenced by an advert when purchasing a new car according to The Motor Ombudsman’s annual New Car Code of Practice survey


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