Login / Register/ Consumer Helpline 0808 223 1133

News room

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.


New fake COVID-19 coronavirus update app

Posted: 18/03/20

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) has issued a further scam warning related to the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus.

CTSI issues warning over new COVID-19-related scams

Posted: 17/03/20

In the wake of the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, the Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) has issued a warning to the public about a series of new scams related to the virus.

Fuel retailer pleads guilty and fined £60,000 for selling petrol in a drinks bottle

Posted: 09/03/20

Petrogas UK Ltd, operator of the Applegreen Petrol Station on Woodbridge Road in Ipswich, has been successfully prosecuted by Suffolk County Council’s Trading Standards.

Crackdown on illegal trade

Posted: 06/03/20

Shops in Salford are being warned to steer clear of illegal cigarettes and alcohol by Salford City Council’s trading standards officers.

Flybe collapse: CTSI warns public to be wary of scams while seeking redress

Posted: 05/03/20

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) warns affected holidaymakers to be vigilant of offers to get their money back, particularly on social media as these may be scams, and to follow official advice.


Follow us on twitter @ctsi_uk

  • CTSI's Katherine Hart will be on Steph's Packed Lunch on Channel 4 tomorrow (Thursday) at around 1.30pm. Katherin… https://t.co/B9KabPF9bP

  • DPD delivery email scam targets public CTSI has received evidence of a delivery email scam targeting the public. T… https://t.co/t8XvGxyWow

  • The end of the transition period will inevitably create barriers to trade and cross-border exchanges that do not ex… https://t.co/3tXCIqC6Vo

© 2021 Chartered Trading Standards Institute. All rights reserved.

1 Sylvan Court Sylvan Way, Southfields Business Park, Basildon, Essex, SS15 6TH.
Company no. RC000879


Website by: