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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.


Faulty second-hand electrical goods could cost lives, warns CTSI

Posted: 10/04/18

Second-hand electrical retailers who sell faulty goods are putting lives at risk, warns the Chartered Trading Standards Institute.

UK ECC welcomes action against car hire companies in Europe

Posted: 29/03/18

Consumer advice organisation UK European Consumer Centre (UK ECC) welcomes the news from the UK’s Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) that it is launching its first direct action again car hire companies across Europe.

CTSI welcomes CMA car hire enforcement action

Posted: 29/03/18

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) welcomes the news released today (29 March 2018) by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) that enforcement action will be taken against car-rental websites for pricing practices that breach consumer law.

Underage sales put consumers and businesses at risk, warns CTSI

Posted: 27/03/18

Underage sales continue to pose an issue for trading standards services as children as young as 13 are still able to buy knives in London shops, according to London Trading Standards.

Over £1 million saved from scams and fraudsters by West Yorkshire Trading Standards

Posted: 20/03/18

Officers from West Yorkshire Trading Standards have prevented over £1 million being lost to scams and fraudsters targeting elderly and vulnerable consumers. 


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