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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.


UK ECC celebrates Europe Day

Posted: 11/05/20

The UK European Consumer Centre (UK ECC) celebrated Europe Day on Saturday, May 9, commemorating the Schuman Declaration. The statement is considered to be the first step towards the creation of the European Community (EC) and latterly the European Union (EU). 

Fake pet ads plague public during coronavirus lockdown

Posted: 06/05/20

The lockdown response to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic has led to many people feeling socially isolated. The 'new normal' has led to a rise in people looking for a furry companion to keep them company, with adverts for dogs, cats and other animals filling social media and pet sale platforms. 

Coronavirus nuisance call wave hits public

Posted: 01/05/20

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) has received intelligence on a series of nuisance and scam calls hitting households throughout the UK.

Whirlpool initiates recall for 21 further washing machine

Posted: 30/04/20

Whirlpool has announced the recall of a further 21 washing machine models among its Hotpoint brand range.

Coronavirus crisis: New guide for travel industry launched

Posted: 29/04/20

Business Companion has launched a free online guide for travel industry businesses caught amidst the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.


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