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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.


FCA issues warning over ‘clone firm’ investment scams

Posted: 27/01/21

Attack of the clone firms: With over £78 million stolen in ‘clone firm’ investment scams and the number of reports for this scam type on the rise, the FCA warns the public to protect themselves.

Brexit scam text sent to public

Posted: 26/01/21

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) reports that it received evidence of a text scam themed around the UK's exit from the European Union.

DPD delivery email scam targets public

Posted: 20/01/21

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) has received evidence of a delivery email scam targeting the public. The email claims that the recipient missed a parcel delivery by DPD and that a new delivery will need to be scheduled.

CTSI welcomes new construction regulator

Posted: 19/01/21

The UK Government announced today that it would establish a national regulator to ensure materials used to build homes will be made safer. 

Phoney COVID-19 lockdown rebate targeting public

Posted: 12/01/21

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute reports that another text-based scam campaign themed around the coronavirus pandemic is attempting to defraud the public. 


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