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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.


Warning over fake chargers and second-hand electrics

Posted: 02/12/16

People are being urged to think twice when they buy second-hand electrical goods or cheap and often counterfeit chargers after investigators found that many of them are unsafe.

Get 'switched on' to your rights, urges consumer advice body UK ECC in National Consumer Week

Posted: 30/11/16

Consumer advice organisation the UK European Consumer Centre is advising UK consumers to be 'switched on' to their rights when shopping for electrical goods online within Europe.

Shoppers stuck with faulty electrical items urged to use their consumer rights

Posted: 28/11/16

2 in 3 people had a problem with faulty electrical goods in the last 2 years.

CTSI launches new website

Posted: 21/11/16

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute has today launched its new website. The address is still the same but we have endeavoured to refresh the content, style and functionality to make it easier for visitors coming to the site to understand who we are and what we do.

National tobacco survey published today

Posted: 18/11/16

NICOTINE inhaling products like e-cigarettes and vaping fluids have for the first time been included in the annual National Tobacco Control Survey report, published today.


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