Coming up in 2016

With two national reviews into trading standards due to report imminently, and several pieces of new legislation that will directly impact the service set to reach Royal Assent this year, 2016 is already set to be a busy one for the whole profession. At CTSI, the policy team continue in our endeavours to represent members’…

E-cigarette advertisers face stringent rules

E-cigarette adverts are now subject to new rules which came into effect today (10 November) governing what they can say and how they can say it when marketing their products. For the first time e-cigarette advertisers will be subject to product specific rules set out by the Committees of Advertising Practice (CAP) following a full public consultation.…

Consulting the Institute

Sandy Driskell, TSI information officer, explains how the Institute raises the profile of the profession through consultations. Question: What do the following have in common? Sustainable livestock production Tyre labelling Fuel from rubbish Claims management companies Copycat packaging Standardised packaging of tobacco Consumer Rights Bill Answer: They were all the subject of a recent formal consultation or…