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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.


Census scam text messages target vulnerable public

Posted: 02/06/21

While the deadline for responding to the latest Census for England, Wales and Northern Ireland was back in March, the Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) continues to receive evidence of a scam using Census deadlines as a means to steal financial details. 

CTSI says Australian trade deal should not risk consumer standards

Posted: 01/06/21

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) welcomes the news that the UK is in an advanced state in its free trade talks with Australia. The UK and Australian Governments announced this month that trade negotiations had reached a "gold-standard" tariff-free, quota-free trade deal.

There are, however, concerns about potential impacts upon consumer standards that this deal could bring, such as the possible opening up of the UK market to hormone-injected meat. 

CTSI reflects on George Floyd anniversary

Posted: 27/05/21

CTSI reflects on George Floyd anniversary

On the state of Trading Standards and Consumer Protection

Posted: 24/05/21

A piece by CTSI Chief Executive John Herriman in response to an article by George Monbiot. 

Is UK Metrology Healthy?

Posted: 20/05/21

A reflection on the UK weights and measures system on World Metrology Day 2021 by CTSI Legal Metrology Officer Gerry Dutton.




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