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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.


Government launches product safety strategy to protect honest businesses and keep consumers safe

Posted: 10/08/18

Plans to strengthen the UK’s world-leading product safety regime have been set out today (Friday 10 August) by the Government’s newly established Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS).

Trading standards swoop on hoverboards haul

Posted: 09/08/18

Officers from North East Lincolnshire Council’s Trading Standards team have seized a haul of hoverboards deemed to be ‘dangerously unsafe’.

Ryanair: advice from the UK European Consumer Centre for UK holidaymakers

Posted: 26/07/18

UK holidaymakers affected by the current wave of Ryanair flight cancellations are being advised that there are EU Regulations that protect consumers when their flights are cancelled.

Ex-restaurant boss fined after nut allergy breach

Posted: 26/07/18

The former owner of an Eastbourne restaurant has been fined after it put a four-year-old boy’s life at risk by serving him a dessert containing nuts.

Watch out for new timeshare scams, warns CTSI

Posted: 19/07/18

It’s that time of year where millions of sun-worshipers take to the skies for their annual holiday. Whilst you may be at your most relaxed, it’s essential that you don’t let your guard down, warns the Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI).


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