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2018 Workforce Survey

The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) is repeating the workforce survey for 2018. This vital research has provided statistics showing the state of trading standards services across the UK.

This vital information allows CTSI to create evidence-based policy positions for Governments and key stakeholders. The most recent survey provided a longer-term analysis of trends and was quoted within the Government’s recent green paper. 

The prompt sheet provides an overview of the questions and suggests data that you should have available when completing the survey to help expedite the process. If you have the information suggested on this sheet the survey should take no longer than 15 minutes.

If you have any queries please contact Ben Richards, Campaigns and Policy Officer.



Advertising Standards Agency free webinar

On Thursday 22 November, 14.00 – 15.00, the Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) and CAP are hosting a free webinar exclusively for Trading Standards Officers. Covering information on the ASA’s remit, the complaints process and their relationship with Trading Standards. The ASA will also be taking questions in advance to make sure important information is covered. You can register by following the link, and once your registration is approved instructions on how to join the webinar will be issued.

If you have any questions about the webinar or would like to suggest a topic or question to be answered during the session, please contact events@asa.org.uk


2018 CTSP/CPPD cycle

CTSI has now started the 2018 CTSP/CPPD cycle verification process, CTSI has recently sent an email asking those registered to confirm your internal verifier details to us.

Upon receipt of this information you will automatically be enrolled into the 2019 cycle unless we are advised otherwise.

Should you not wish to be considered for this cycle please respond to this correspondence as soon as possible requesting that your details are removed.

Please ensure that your response reaches us no later than the 5 November 2018.

If you require any further clarification or believe you have not received this correspondence please feel free to contact us via membership@tsi.org.uk or call 01268 582 228.

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