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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.


One-way ticket to prison for crooked travel agent who stole almost £70k from unsuspecting holidaymakers

Posted: 20/06/18

Massive fraudulent operation sees rogue travel agent guilty of 6 counts including fraud. He conned dozens of families with his plane ticket scam and demanded bank transfers to cover his tracks.

Consumer protection ‘heroes’ celebrated with national awards

Posted: 18/06/18

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) proudly presents this year’s champions of consumer protection and trading standards to be celebrated with the presentation of a national ‘Hero Award’ on Wednesday 20 June, at One Great George Street.

CTSI launches best practice guide: The Value of Trading Standards

Posted: 05/06/18

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) today launches The Value of Trading Standards, a guide showcasing the diligent work of trading standards services to national and local authority decision makers.

Consumer Minister opens CTSI annual flagship event

Posted: 04/06/18

Consumer Minister Andrew Griffiths today recognised that trading standards resources are under pressure as he delivered the keynote address at Symposium 2018, the Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) annual consumer protection event at the East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham.

The future of trading standards – CTSI brings together expertise for flagship event

Posted: 04/06/18

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute brings together expertise for its flagship Symposium 2018 event, to discuss the future of trading standards post-Brexit, given unsustainable resource cuts to the profession, and guidance on influencing decision makers and demonstrating best practice.


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