Consumer rights advice
City Advice can help you understand your consumer rights. We offer free, impartial and confidential consumer rights advice to anyone who lives, works or studies in the City of London. When you buy goods or services the law protects your rights as a consumer.
We can help if you’re treated unfairly or when things go wrong, this includes:
• Credit and store cards
• Faulty goods
• Counterfeit goods
• Poor service
• Rogue traders
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What are my consumer rights?
City Advice provides support and advice on issues around buying goods or services. We can act as the first port of call before you go to trading standards. When you buy goods or services you have consumer rights, these are there to protect you from unfair treatment. The City Advice team can advise you on your rights, on how to take action and will help you with any correspondence to help your case.
The Direct Gov website has a consumer rights section that contains information on your rights and the law.
Call the General Advice Line: 020 7392 2919 (Mon-Fri 10am – 5pm)
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