How can I report cold callers?

How to report cold callers

If you are concerned about cold callers in your area you should call the Citizens Advice Bureau on 03454 04 05 06. 

Cold calling is not illegal, but anyone who does call out of the blue and offers to sell you goods or services that cost more than £35 is required to provide you with a written notice, giving you seven days in which to cancel.

If this notice isn’t provided, the contract for the goods or services won’t be enforceable, which means you won’t have to pay – even if the goods have been provided or the work has been carried out.

Anyone who fails to give this notice will also be committing a criminal offence, which Trading Standards will investigate.


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