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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.


Londonderry trader fined over counterfeit vodka

Posted: 17/02/17

A Londonderry trader selling counterfeit and under strength vodka was today fined at Londonderry Magistrates' Court.

Teenager praised for winning national toy design competition

Posted: 16/02/17

A teenager who designed a new toy praised as being 'ahead of the competition' has been congratulated by trading standards professionals and experts in the toy industry.

Response to the National Audit Office Review

Posted: 15/02/17

CTSI have published our official response to the National Audit office review ‘protecting consumers from scams, unfair trading and unsafe goods’.

New guide to help used car sellers understand their legal obligations

Posted: 15/02/17

Trading standards experts have been working with the motor industry to get answers to some of the most complained about issues concerning used car sales.

Home Bargains guilty of selling unsafe chargers

Posted: 10/02/17

National retailer TJ Morris Ltd, which trades as Home Bargains, has pleaded guilty to three electrical safety offences and ordered to pay £22,300 in fines and costs after selling thousands of unsafe chargers to consumers in 2015.


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