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Monthly Archives: March 2015

New consumer rights coming into force from October 2015

Today, the Consumer Rights Act 2015 received royal assent and is due to come into force on 1st October 2015. The Act replaces 12 existing laws, including the Sale of Goods Act and the Supply of Goods and Services Act. The major changes will cover: what should happen when goods are faulty unfair terms in a contract what happens when …

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New rules on Council Parking fines

It is a myth that Council’s have to offer a 2 minute grace for overstaying in Council-owned car park – at present, the Council do not have to offer any grace period at all. However, drivers in England will get 10 minutes’ grace before being fined if they stay too long in council-owned car parking spaces, the government has announced. …

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