New rules on doorstep selling

The law relating to doorstep selling is changing from 1 October 2008. The intention is to simplify the law and will extend the existing law on cooling-off periods and cancellation rights for consumers. Read on to find put how the changes may affect your business. The Cancellation of Contracts Concluded Away from Business Premises Regulations 1987 provide consumers with a seven-day cooling-off period and cancellation rights when they agree to buy goods or services worth more than £35 from a trader during an unsolicited visit to their home. These are now to be replaced with the Cancellation of Contracts Made

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