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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.


Rogue trader who conned the elderly jailed

Posted: 13/09/17

A Runcorn 'rogue trader' has been jailed for 19 months for duping elderly residents into paying for work that was never carried out, in a case brought by Halton Borough Council. 

Oldham car dealer made to pay for unfair practices

Posted: 12/09/17

Oldham Council has successfully prosecuted a car salesman for misleading two customers.

CTSI backs LGA call for mandatory food hygiene ratings display

Posted: 09/09/17

Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) has today backed a call from the Local Government Association (LGA) to oblige all food premises in England to display their food hygiene ratings.

London Trading Standards Announce First City-Wide Campaign

Posted: 07/09/17

London Trading Standards (LTS) is launching its first city-wide awareness campaign, aimed at showcasing efforts to ensure consumers and reputable businesses are protected across the capital.

Over half of drivers don’t know where to turn when buying and servicing their first car

Posted: 05/09/17

A study by The Motor Ombudsman, the automotive dispute resolution provider, has found that over half (54%) of respondents had very limited or no knowledge at all when choosing which garage to buy their first car from.


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