STEER clear of rogue traders in the run up to the digital television switchover.
Derbyshire County Council has these tips:
Only buy goods and services for switchover from reputable retailers and traders that carry the ‘digital tick’ logo.
Don’t risk buying from uninvited callers – reputable traders don’t get business this way.
No one from Digital UK, the organisation running the switchover, or the switchover help scheme, will call without an appointment.
Don’t agree to any work on the spot. Take time to think about what work needs doing.
Many older and disabled residents will be eligible for practical help with switchover through the Switchover Help Scheme – which starts in August.
To find out more visit www.helpscheme.co.uk or call 0800 40 85 900.