Category Archives: Consumer Rights

The Sale of Goods Act

Introduction

The Sale of Goods Act came into being back in 1979. It was introduced to help high street consumers when they have a problem with goods they have bought. It is handy to know just what your rights are when it comes to buying goods plus what you can do legally to put things right if you need to.

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Buying a Second Hand Car: What are My Rights?

Introduction

Buying a second hand car can be a risky business that sometimes can prove to be more expensive than we anticipated, especially if something goes wrong with it. If the car breaks down on you straight away or a part goes faulty rendering the vehicle not drivable what should we do? We have taken a look at different scenarios and have come up with some useful facts to help if the worst should happen.

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Consumer Rights Explained: Faulty Goods & Poor Service

Introduction

As consumers we have all at some time or other had to return faulty goods that have let us down just when we needed them the most. When we haven’t had the goods very long it is even more upsetting so when a quick trip back to the store ends up in a wrangle with an awkward shop assistant the day just gets worse. We all need to know what our legal rights are regarding returning goods that are faulty plus what we need to do in case of poor service.

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