National Consumer Week marks anniversary

THE launch of National Consumer Week yesterday (Monday) also marked the fifth anniversary of Consumer Direct South Wet, a Government-funded advice line for consumers, which was launched in September 2005.

THE launch of National Consumer Week yesterday (Monday) also marked the fifth anniversary of Consumer Direct South Wet, a Government-funded advice line for consumers, which was launched in September 2005.

It has taken more than 750,000 calls to date, with more than 100,000 this year alone.

Some 8,000 callers even rang back to tell the advisors their cases had been resolved.