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Good Neighbours Stop Rogue Traders

National Consumer Week 2014 focused on doorstep crime, which saw the launch of the ‘Good Neighbours Stop Rogue Traders’ campaign.

National Consumer Week 2014 focused on doorstep crime, which saw the launch of the ‘Good Neighbours Stop Rogue Traders’ campaign. 

Campaign materials

Top tips for common signs that an unwanted doorstep caller is visiting a neighbour

  • A van is parked nearby with workmen in, on, or near your neighbour's property
  • Ladders or scaffolding suddenly appear
  • Noises such as banging, drilling, or chainsaws
  • Trees are suddenly removed or pruned in your neighbour's garden
  • Poor quality work visible on the roof, driveway, or property
  • Your neighbour appears anxious or distressed
  • Your neighbour leaves their house more frequently to visit bank, building society, or post office

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For more information on the campaign, please visit: www.tradingstandards.gov.uk/ncwinfo

Protecting Consumers & Safeguarding Businesses

The National Trading Standards Work Areas

National Trading Standards has teams overseeing a range of issues, from illegal money lending to copycat websites and doorstep crime.

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