Carers4Carers regularly receives details of the latest scams in circulation from Warwickshire Trading Standards and Community Safety. I am posting these on here for the convenience of members and visitors to the site.
18th November 2020
Black Friday (27th November) and Cyber Monday (30th November) are approaching, and a third of all Christmas spending is also forecast to be online this year.
To help online shoppers, in National Consumer Week 2020 (16th to 22nd November) Warwickshire County Council Trading Standards and Community Safety have launched their top twelve internet shopping tips.
Warwickshire County Councillor Andy Crump, Portfolio Holder for Community Safety said:
“With more people shopping online this year, it’s very important that consumers know how to keep themselves cyber safe and understand their consumer rights if things go wrong.”
Follow our top twelve tips:
To make a consumer complaint or to obtain advice on your consumer right, contact the Citizens Advice Consumer Service: 0808 223 1133. For more online shopping and safety advice visit: getsafeonline.org and safeinwarwickshire.com/cyber-safe-crime-prevention-advice-leaflets
Throughout National Consumer Week, look out for more advice on safe internet shopping on social media by searching #NCW20 and #SafeShopper.
cleartrust.org.uk/ 10 minute chair exercises, devised for the NHS
www.ageuk.org.uk/information-advice/health-wellbeing/exercise/ Age UK—15 ways to move more at home poster
https://www.bhf.org.uk/informationsupport/heart-matters-magazine/activity 5 easy chair exercises from the British Heart Foundation
https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/brand/p087wddm 10 Today - 10 minute exercises for older people