With stories of rogue traders popping up in the news again and again, it seems the tough financial times have paved the way for cowboys to cash in.
According to the Oxford City Council, there has been a 50% increase in complaints to Trading Standards for garden/tree work alone.
It’s not just customers they’ve got in their sights – it’s proper, credible tradesmen as well.
At the MyHammer Newsroom, you can find advice on selecting a tradesman and spotting cowboys.
You can also find information on spotting and dealing with rogue traders from the BBC Watchdog (.pdf) and the Oxfordshire County Council (.pdf)
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