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"An apple a day keeps the doctor away"

and other amusing folk wisdom, urban myths, and wonders of our marvellous world:

First, from The Poke:
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Recycling Other People's Old Pants

Members' Update

Atmabodh organised the final round Adyopant Legal Rights Awareness Street Play Competition on 14.04.2015 at Palika Bazar Rooftop Park. Sh. Dharmesh Sharma, Member Secretary, Delhi State Legal Services Authority was the Chief Guest and Prof. 33 more words

How well do you know your consumer rights?

How well do you know your consumer rights? Do you have the automatic right to get your money back if you change your mind? Do your rights change WHERE you buy the goods i.e in a shop, on the internet or in your home? 84 more words

CTSI raises voice in nuisance call debate

In March, CTSI had a meeting hosted by the Department of Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) to discuss the outcomes on work to protect vulnerable consumers from nuisance and scam phone calls. 394 more words

Consumer Rights

Pension freedom reforms scam warning issued

This month, West Yorkshire Trading Standards is issuing a scam warning around April’s pension freedom reforms.

Financial fraud is on the rise in the UK. One such way of tricking victims out of their cash is a pension scam, also known as “one-off pension investment”, “a pension loan”, “early pension release”, “pension selling”, “pension liberation,” or “cashing in your pension.” Enticing as these might sound, there is a real risk that pension scheme members who are taken in, will lose most, if not all, of their savings. 283 more words

Trading Standards


I have been searching high and low for any documentation regarding the three Advent Tegra Note 7 Tablets.

The original receipt where I purchased two at the same time is still being searched for. 376 more words

How well do YOU know your basic contractual rights?

New legislation has recently been enacted which simplifies your consumer rights within one overarching piece of law. The Consumer Rights Act covers areas such as unfair contract terms, your rights when buying goods and services and provides Trading Standards services across the country with new additional powers to stop certain unfair practices. 94 more words