The Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) is a not-for-profit membership organisation founded in 1881 to support and represent trading standards professionals in the UK and abroad. Sustainable excellence in local trading standards services and the continued development of trading standards professionals are at the heart of the organisation's ethos.
CTSI’s strategic objectives for 2017-2020 are to:
Deliver competency pathways that support professional aims
Deliver income that enables us to invest in our charter aims
Lead debates that shape and promote our profession
Support members so that they are proud to be part of the Institute