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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.


If you’re moving…look for the Badge!

Posted: 27/03/17

The British Association of Removers (BAR) has promoted professional excellence in the removals industry for more than a century.

New guide to help home improvement businesses

Posted: 27/03/17

Trading standards experts have today published new guidance aimed at improving customer service in the home improvements sector and others that supply and fit goods in people's homes.

Property watchdog come to the aid of family and pet dog

Posted: 24/03/17

Potential homebuyers who were mistakenly told their pet dog would be welcome in their future home were awarded more than £1,000 in compensation thanks to a property watchdog.

Renewable Energy Consumer Code encourages Code Sponsors to join national approval scheme

Posted: 24/03/17

The Renewable Energy Consumer Code (RECC) operates a code aimed to guarantee a high quality experience for consumers wishing to buy or lease small-scale energy generation systems for their homes.

Code Sponsors urged to join CTSI’s Consumer Codes Approval Scheme

Posted: 22/03/17

As part of a campaign launched this week by the Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI), trade associations and bodies that are committed to reducing consumer detriment are being encouraged to join its Consumer Codes Approval Scheme (CCAS). This is after the total amount of consumer spending it protected across member businesses soared to over £51 billion last year.


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