Category Archives: Consumer Rights

Double glazing salesman jailed

Cold Callers

A double glazing salesman jailed after he pleaded guilty to multiple breaches of consumer protection which resulted in his elderly victims being cheated out of thousands of pounds. According to recent reports in Trinity Mirror North West, Andrew Bagshaw a 39-year-old businessman … Continue reading

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A WARNING has been issued by Arun District Council about a window recycling scam.

Cold Callers

A WARNING has been issued by Arun District Council about a window recycling scam. Yet again, the reputation of good installers of double glazing products is being smeared by con artists cold calling in Arun District Council, according to reports … Continue reading

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MP is exposed for cold calling

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MP is exposed for cold calling and breaching the rules concerning the Privacy and Electronic Communication Regulations. No body likes nuisance calls, (or cold calling) certainly not me and certainly not from double glazing companies, our industry has been accused for … Continue reading

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Company caught adding reviews about themselves

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Another company has been caught adding a review about themselves. We wont shame them as often companies are simply testing the system to ensure the review system actually works and is simple to use. However whilst no system is ever … Continue reading

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Unhappy customer has front door removed

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ITN have caught on camera the moment that fitters from River Windows arrive at a customers house and remove their front door, because of a dispute about payment. Seems the customer was not happy that the door was clear glazed … Continue reading

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Get your 5p carrier bag charge back

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#5prefund Most people are either for or against the government’s decision to insist that supermarkets charge for plastic carrier bags, few sit on the fence. It has been a success story, lightweight, strong(ish) cheap and easy to use, the bags … Continue reading

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TRUSTMARK ASSURES ADVICE THROUGH PARTNERSHIP

Trustmark

PRESS RELEASE FOR TRUSTMARK, TRUSTMARK ASSURES ADVICE TO ITS FIRMS THROUGH PARTNERSHIP WITH BUCKINGHAMSHIRE AND SURREY TRADING STANDARDS As the new consumer legislation comes into force today, TrustMark, the only Government-endorsed scheme for all trades in and around the home, today announced a … Continue reading

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