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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.


ASA and CAP Annual Report 2020: Protecting young and vulnerable people

Posted: 30/04/21

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) and Committees of Advertising Practice (CAP) Annual Report 2020 published today, Thursday 29 April, highlights how we’re evolving the way we regulate to make sure young and vulnerable people are protected from potentially misleading, harmful or irresponsible ads. 

Postal scam using fraudulent CTSI branding targets public

Posted: 30/04/21

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute has been made aware of a postal scam mimicking the Institute, which informs the victim that they have been exposed to a company that CTSI has allegedly investigated.

Fake Asda and Morrisons delivery texts sent to public

Posted: 27/04/21

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) received evidence of a text scam involving supermarket delivery messages.

Garden Landscaping and the Law

Posted: 22/04/21

With spring upon us, many will be turning to garden upgrades and make-overs as the weather improves and lockdown restrictions begin to ease to allow meeting in private gardens and outdoor spaces.

CCAS welcomes the Earl of Lindsay as Chair

Posted: 19/04/21

The Consumer Codes Approval Scheme (CCAS) welcomes Lord Lindsay as its new Chair. 


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