Opinion
The impact of Trading Standards
What role does Trading Standards have to play in giving the economy a jump-start?
Look for the ‘ubuntu’ in you
Open conversations about societal issues are at the heart of a new programme
Feeling the squeeze
Soaring bills combined with plummeting funding for consumer protection… surely something has to give?
A new voice for Trading Standards
CTSI’s new policy chief talks about developing the influence of the Institute
Why fair pricing matters
Instilling consumer confidence through fair play is a vital part of a healthy economy
Consumerism vs. climate catastrophe
Does trading standards have a role to play in combatting wasteful habits?
We must make the case for TS
How can trading standards do more to convince government and society of its worth?
Red flags on greenwashing
As the fight against climate change ramps up, we must be on guard against ‘greenwashing’
The Enterprise Act: A political fix
CTSI Lead Officer David Sanders offers his perspective on the efficacy of the Enterprise Act
In conversation: Yvonne Rees
Yvonne Rees is a former TSO who now sits at the top of two local authorities
A step in the right direction
Delivering great service requires more than simply joining a Code of Conduct, says Noel Hunter.
Reflecting on eight years at NTS
As NTS Chair Lord Toby Harris steps down from the role, he reflects on his tenure
John’s Journal: A crucial moment
John Herriman explains why now is an important time for trading standards
The cornerstone of CTSI policy
CTSI relies on its network of Lead Officers for their invaluable expertise
Doing without… food labelling
A new law highlights the importance of knowing what goes into the food we eat
In conversation: Paul Scully MP
The Consumer Minister discusses the pressing issues facing trading standards