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Trading Standards News

Leicestershire County Council Trading Standards has published a warning to consumers on its Facebook page regarding purchasing goods from shops whereby delivery is not received within the agreed timeframe and refunds refused.

Trading Standards urges consumers to report these matters to the Citizens advice consumer services team via the telephone number: 0808 223 1133 or via the online reporting form.... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 27 Jun 2022 11:03 by Dawn Roache

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Trading Standards Newsletter June 2022

Trading Standards Newsletter June 2022

Posted: Thu, 23 Jun 2022 09:22 by Dawn Roache

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Trading Standards News

Scams and doorstep crime

Rogue traders

Trading Standards received a report of mattresses being sold on the doorstep from the back of a van. These mattresses were being offered as 'excess stock'.

When considering purchasing a mattress there are a few things you need to consider. New mattresses from reliable suppliers will have been tested to the UK standard for fire safety, BS 7177.

Although other mattresses... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 03 Feb 2022 09:53 by Dawn Roache

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Trading Standards Newsletter September 2021

Trading Standards Newsletter September 2021

See the latest Trading Standards Newsletter.

Posted: Wed, 08 Sep 2021 09:22 by Dawn Roache

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Trading Standards News

Scams and doorstep crime

Trading Standards have received a report of mattresses being sold on the doorstep from the back of a van.

When considering purchasing a mattress there are a few things you need to consider.

New mattresses from reliable suppliers will have been tested to the UK standard for fire safety, BS 7177, and bear a label saying so. Although other mattresses may have the same label, there's... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 28 May 2021 09:10 by Dawn Roache

Tags: Newsletter, Trading Standards

Trading Standards News

Scams and Doorstep Crime

Scam savvy

Criminals are turning to more sophisticated ways to steal your money, whether it's through online offers, emails, texts or phone calls.

Check how scam savvy you are by taking a quiz, where you can also learn how to make a confident challenge when faced with unexpected requests for your money and personal information.

See if you can outsmart the criminals: https://takefive-stopfraud.org.uk/... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 10 Feb 2021 14:01 by Dawn Roache

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️Doorstep alert

Reports have been received that rogue traders are currently working in the Packington area. It is likely that they will try to obtain work in surrounding areas of the county, so we are warning residents to be aware.

These traders have been offering to carry out work on properties including jet washing, sealing driveways and property improvements. A verbal price is agreed and payment demanded in cash.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 13 Oct 2020 09:19 by Dawn Roache

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