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CTSI can provide expert 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.


Panel of experts debate Alternative Dispute Resolution

Posted: 03/11/16

A year on from when Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) legislation came into effect (October 2015), BBC Radio 4's Money Box Live hosted a panel discussion on how it's working.

TPO and CTSI launch joint letting fees campaign

Posted: 01/11/16

National campaign kicks off in Swansea and Dorset to improve industry compliance and raise awareness among consumers so more landlords and tenants ask about fees when they shop for an agent.

New figures reveal that men aged 65 are the most likely victims of investment fraud

Posted: 10/10/16

Figures released today by Action Fraud and the City of London Police show that over 77 per cent of all victims reporting investment fraud are men with the average age of 65. Their average loss is over £32,000, with most victims living in metropolitan areas. 

Warning to councils over cuts to statutory services

Posted: 07/10/16

A COUNCIL'S eleventh hour decision to conduct a more wide-ranging review of its trading standards function has served as a reminder to other authorities to think carefully about their statutory duties when making cuts - or risk being hauled before the courts. 

New campaign to tackle criminal scams launched

Posted: 06/10/16

A new campaign has launched today to raise awareness of scams and encourage people to take a stand against them. 


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