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OFT cold callers advice

Beware of cold callers offering insurance policies you probably don't need.

That's the message from the Isle of Man Office of Fair Trading with regard to firms getting in touch to renew people's policies on their Sky Digital boxes.

Pauline Wood from the OFT says such offers are very common, and while the companies involved aren't breaking the law, it's also not necessary to sign up with them.

On Talking Heads today she told Stuart Peters one way of getting rid of them, and avoiding being pressured into signing up, is to ask them to send the information:

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