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’…

EDMs: Parliamentary graffiti or effective campaign tool?

TSI’s policy and parliamentary executive Melissa Dring explains the importance of Early Day Motions. Last week, Stephen Lloyd MP tabled our second Early Day Motion (EDM) of the year. It celebrates the achievement of trading standards professionals in local authorities despite resource constraints and recognises the government’s work on the Consumer Rights Bill. You can…