Tag Archives : consumers


Be scam aware and know what you’ve signed up for

Scams by con artists have cost Plymouth residents around £600,000 in recent years and Plymouth City Council’s Trading Standards is working with Citizens Advice to raise awareness of consumer rights. The figure is revealed as we mark National Consumer Week (27 November to 1 December 2017) – follow our local hashtag #ConsumerWeekPlym or the national […]


Get the rules right on the doorstep

Plymouth City Council’s Trading Standards service has been delivering short training sessions to city businesses to make sure they follow new consumer laws. New legislation has now come in that particularly affect traders such as builders, gas engineers, plumbers, door to door salesmen, anyone operating a business from a website; in fact, anyone who sells […]