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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.


DPD delivery email scam targets public

Posted: 20/01/21

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) has received evidence of a delivery email scam targeting the public. The email claims that the recipient missed a parcel delivery by DPD and that a new delivery will need to be scheduled.

CTSI welcomes new construction regulator

Posted: 19/01/21

The UK Government announced today that it would establish a national regulator to ensure materials used to build homes will be made safer. 

Phoney COVID-19 lockdown rebate targeting public

Posted: 12/01/21

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute reports that another text-based scam campaign themed around the coronavirus pandemic is attempting to defraud the public. 

Fake NHS COVID-19 vaccination messages target vulnerable public

Posted: 06/01/21

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) has received evidence of fraudulent messages sent to the public informing them that a dose of the new COVID-19 vaccine is available to them.

Phoney payment scam targets NHS staff

Posted: 17/12/20

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) has been made aware of a telephone-based scam seeking to gain the banking details of NHS staff.


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