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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 President the Earl of Lindsay highlights growth of CCAS scheme at Symposium opening

Posted: 28/09/21

This year's CTSI Symposium opened this morning at Birmingham's Eastside Rooms. CTSI Chair Wendy Potts opened proceedings welcoming attendees to Birmingham and introducing the speakers and plenary session. Recorded speeches by CTSI President the Earl of Lindsay and Consumer Minister Paul Scully followed.

Almost half a million 18-24-year-olds lost over £500 to scams since first COVID-19 lockdown

Posted: 28/09/21

A recent survey conducted by YouGov on behalf of the Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) discovered that 9% (479,880)* of 18-24-year-olds lost over £500 to scams since the beginning of the first COVID-19 pandemic lockdown in March 2020.

CTSI Symposium 2021 opens in Birmingham

Posted: 27/09/21

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute’s (CTSI) Symposium will open at Birmingham’s Eastside Rooms on Tuesday 28 September, and run until Thursday 30 September. The event is the largest gathering of trading standards professionals in the UK. 

CTSI Letter to the Consumer Minister - Possible Re-introduction of Imperial measures

Posted: 27/09/21

CTSI seeks assurances that any plans to reintroduce Imperial measures will be based on a full consultation and impact assessment informed by professional bodies

YouGov survey reveals over 2.6 million UK adults scammed since lockdown

Posted: 23/09/21

A survey released by the Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) revealed that 5% (over 2.6 million)* of UK adults online were scammed since the first COVID-19 lockdown in March 2020. 


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