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Services we provide
We aim to make Kent a better place to live and do
We enforce legislation to protect consumers and make sure that
businesses can compete fairly.
More about our role.
We offer advice to help local
businesses comply with the law and work to national
The StepChange Debt
Charity aims to get people talking about their money worries
The charity found that 41% of people wait a year after realising
they have a debt problem before seeking professional debt help.
Take the 30-second
Debt Danger Signs test to help you see what danger signs apply
to you and how to get free advice before money worries becomes a
Visit our Payday loans page
for more advice on short-term loans.
When you buy goods or services the law gives you
certain rights that protect you.
Find out what your consumer rights
are and what to do if there's a problem.
We want to keep Kent a safe place to live and a fair place to
trade. If you have a complaint about a Kent business, require
advice or have any information which can help our activities, you
can tell us about it online.
Find a recommended trader
Read our advice on buying a puppy and
what to do if you suspect illegal puppy imports.
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