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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.


CTSI response to appointment of new consumer minister

Posted: 01/08/16

Responding to the appointment of Margot James as minister for small business, consumers, and corporate responsibility, Leon Livermore, chief executive of the Chartered Trading Standards Institute, said:

 

Warning over criminals posing as officials

Posted: 25/07/16

People are being urged to guard themselves against fake officials after an elderly couple lost £900,000 in scam - involving a bogus trading standards officer.

Winner of national toy design competition announced

Posted: 06/07/16

A teenager has scooped the top prize in a national competition that aims to raise children's awareness of consumer issues and aspects of product safety.

CTSI referendum statement

Posted: 01/07/16

Leon Livermore, CTSI chief executive, said: “The EU has been good for consumers and many of our consumer rights and product safety laws come from the EU.

Banking specialist saves couple from potential £1m fraud

Posted: 30/06/16

Trading standards experts have praised a banking specialist that saved a vulnerable couple who were being repeatedly targeted by scammers and were set to lose their £1 million life savings.


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