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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.


Accountancy firm boss sentenced for advertising non-existent jobs

Posted: 04/10/21

The director of a London-based company that offered jobs via an online recruitment website has been given a suspended sentence for his part in a fraud that saw job applicants apply for positions that didn’t exist.

CTSI welcomes new PAC report which states UK regulatory system lacks capacity and skills to meet the challenges it faces

Posted: 01/10/21

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) welcomes a new report by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) that recognises the real dangers of unsafe products and the "serious challenges for regulators", skills and capacity.

CTSI and OPSS launch magnet safety campaign

Posted: 29/09/21

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI), working with the Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS), is launching a safety campaign about magnets and magnet ingestion among children.

CTSI President the Earl of Lindsay highlights growth of CCAS scheme at Symposium opening

Posted: 28/09/21

This year's CTSI Symposium opened this morning at Birmingham's Eastside Rooms. CTSI Chair Wendy Potts opened proceedings welcoming attendees to Birmingham and introducing the speakers and plenary session. Recorded speeches by CTSI President the Earl of Lindsay and Consumer Minister Paul Scully followed.

Almost half a million 18-24-year-olds lost over £500 to scams since first COVID-19 lockdown

Posted: 28/09/21

A recent survey conducted by YouGov on behalf of the Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) discovered that 9% (479,880)* of 18-24-year-olds lost over £500 to scams since the beginning of the first COVID-19 pandemic lockdown in March 2020.


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