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Consumer body alleges several car insurance firms were involved in anti-competitive 'price signalling'
# Consumer Protection
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# Consumer Protection

Consumer body alleges several car insurance firms were involved in anti-competitive 'price signalling'

Sep 17th 2020, 1:41 PM 28,120 Views 64 Comments

The CCPC started its investigation in 2016.

Irish regulator finds 'majority' of home and car insurers charged different prices to customers with similar risk
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From TheJournal.ie
# Insurance Premiums

Irish regulator finds 'majority' of home and car insurers charged different prices to customers with similar risk

Sep 9th 2020, 12:02 PM 46,351 Views 89 Comments

Firms have “not sufficiently considered customer interests” when developing pricing policies.

No entitlement to refund for airline customers from Kildare, Laois and Offaly
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# Regional Lockdown

No entitlement to refund for airline customers from Kildare, Laois and Offaly

Aug 14th 2020, 6:04 PM 38,832 Views 44 Comments

Residents in the three counties have been told they should not leave unless it is essential travel.

New guidelines for producers of Covid-19 face coverings
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# Consumer Protection

New guidelines for producers of Covid-19 face coverings

Jun 2nd 2020, 8:03 AM 35,338 Views 31 Comments

The CCPC has warned against claims that these items protect the wearer from Covid-19.

'Unfair' language in nursing home contracts led residents into terms they would never agree to
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From TheJournal.ie
# Consumer Protection

'Unfair' language in nursing home contracts led residents into terms they would never agree to

May 7th 2019, 8:59 AM 19,207 Views 4 Comments

The CCPC has published new guidelines for the sector today.

New rules could ensure gift vouchers are valid for five years under Irish law
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New rules could ensure gift vouchers are valid for five years under Irish law

Dec 20th 2018, 10:01 AM 23,052 Views 34 Comments

There is currently no minimum expiry date on gift vouchers under law.

Consumer watchdog investigating restaurant body over 'no-show' diners campaign
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# CCPC

Consumer watchdog investigating restaurant body over 'no-show' diners campaign

Nov 29th 2018, 12:58 PM 25,782 Views 22 Comments

The CCPC said it had launched a civil competition law investigation into the conduct of the RAI.

Central Bank proposes tough new measures to protect consumers from moneylenders
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# Moneylending

Central Bank proposes tough new measures to protect consumers from moneylenders

Mar 27th 2018, 9:44 PM 12,235 Views 39 Comments

St Vincent de Paul said action was needed to protect consumers from “predatory and exploitative” forms of credit.

Google is cracking down on 'untrustworthy' ticket resellers
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# Consumer Protection

Google is cracking down on 'untrustworthy' ticket resellers

Feb 7th 2018, 3:30 PM 8,441 Views 15 Comments

The tech company will require vendors to meet certain criteria to advertise on its platform.

'There's no evidence of a banking cartel in Ireland', says watchdog
# Tracker Mortgage
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# Tracker Mortgage

'There's no evidence of a banking cartel in Ireland', says watchdog

Dec 7th 2017, 5:50 PM 7,515 Views 48 Comments

But the CCPC hasn’t ruled out the possibility banks colluded over the tracker mortgage scandal.

'Do people know what they're signing up to?': Consumer watchdog to examine car loan offers
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# Personal Contract Plan

'Do people know what they're signing up to?': Consumer watchdog to examine car loan offers

Jul 17th 2017, 10:26 AM 20,668 Views 39 Comments

Personal Contract Plans, or PCPs, are becoming a popular option for those seeking car-financing loans.

Shoppers should soon get a lot more rights - here's how
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From TheJournal.ie
# Consumer Protection

Shoppers should soon get a lot more rights - here's how

May 25th 2015, 2:07 PM 21,609 Views 29 Comments

Consumer laws are about to get a shake up.

Tesco, SuperValu, and Boots stores slapped on the wrist for overcharging
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Tesco, SuperValu, and Boots stores slapped on the wrist for overcharging

Jan 28th 2015, 5:08 PM 50,554 Views 81 Comments

Two other businesses received convictions relating to the sale of cars.

Irish businesses could cut the state's €8.5 billion spending bill
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# Tricolour Discount

Irish businesses could cut the state's €8.5 billion spending bill

Dec 15th 2014, 12:47 PM 9,971 Views 18 Comments

But owner-operators say they are still taking far to long to get paid when they do get contracts.

Opinion: Despite talk of an improving economy, worrying mortgage arrears on family homes persist
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# Home

Opinion: Despite talk of an improving economy, worrying mortgage arrears on family homes persist

Dec 5th 2014, 8:00 AM 36 Views 14 Comments

Will the State will put the interests of its people above commercial and provide us with strong consumer protection standards?

Car salesman convicted for selling 'clocked' car
# Consumer Protection
From TheJournal.ie
# Consumer Protection

Car salesman convicted for selling 'clocked' car

Jan 22nd 2014, 7:20 AM 20,822 Views 31 Comments

The National Consumer Agency also issued compliance notices to Ryanair and Aer Lingus for failing to provide an email address on their website.

Central Bank clarifies rules on contacting borrowers in arrears
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# Banks

Central Bank clarifies rules on contacting borrowers in arrears

May 1st 2012, 9:40 PM 5,123 Views 21 Comments

The Central Bank has outlined the appropriate rules of engagement for lenders dealing with mortgage customers who have fallen into arrears.

Central Bank unveils stronger consumer protection code
# Consumer Affairs
From TheJournal.ie
# Consumer Affairs

Central Bank unveils stronger consumer protection code

Oct 19th 2011, 7:15 AM 576 Views 4 Comments

The new code, which comes into effect in January, is billed as the most significant upgrade of consumer protection since 2006.