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The consumer versus the service provider: Beware the 'Ban Hammer'

MASSIVE entertainment organisations continue to grow and expand exponentially so it’s little surprise that occasionally, or not so occasionally as the case may be, that the likes of you and I are swept aside as if we were never even the tiniest of pawns in their global market game. 551 more words


Tips for savvy Christmas shoppers

Christmas is just around the corner, but not knowing your consumer rights and obligations could ruin the holiday. Luckily, North East Lincolnshire Council trading standards service… 405 more words

Trading Standards

How to Fight Rogue Debt Collectors

Reblogged from CNN – you can see the original article here. Written by By Jen Haley on Feb. 29, 2008

Reposting this because it’s a good article, and people need to know what their options are. 1,338 more words

Items Of Interest

House of Lords debates dropping inspection provision from Consumer Rights Bill

Monday 24 November saw the Consumer Rights Bill debated once more in the main chamber of the House of Lords (Report stage – Day 2). Amendments considered at this stage of the bill covered product description and advertisement, letting and estate agents and, importantly for trading standards officers across the UK, the requirement for advance notice of inspections. 815 more words

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The Food Girl is Going International!

I am so excited to finally get to share what  I have been tirelessly working on over the past year!

With all of your support FoodGirlUK has grown so fast and is being recognised and published internationally! 200 more words

Consumer Rights


With so much online banking business handled these days, it pays to have some Internet safety know-how. The wide spread use of online services has made banking much more convenient for the average account holder. 637 more words