Guidelines for Business

Our guidance helps businesses to understand their obligations under law and promotes a culture of compliance

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Consumers buying from businesses based in Ireland or the EU have strong consumer rights. These rights are part of the Consumer Rights Act 2022 …

Resale price maintenance: what you need to know

Date: 30/06/2021

Resale price maintenance (RPM) involves an agreement between a supplier and a reseller, usually a retailer, preventing the reseller from setting its own prices for goods or services.

Platform to Business (P2B) Regulation

Date: 17/11/2020

The CCPC is responsible for monitoring compliance with and enforcement of the Platform to Business Regulations. These rules create a fair business environment for smaller businesses and traders on online platforms. Find out more about the P2B Regulations.

Price fixing: What you need to know

Date: 25/08/2020

A key element of competition is price. It is essential that businesses set their prices independently. Price fixing is a serious form of anti-competitive …

CCPC Guidance for Business re COVID-19 Face Masks

Date: 18/05/2020

This guidance will be helpful to any business who intends to produce or distribute Barrier Masks for consumer use. There are different types of …

Gift vouchers: What you need to know

Date: 02/12/2019

The Consumer Protection (Gift Vouchers) Act 2019 came into effect in December 2019 and brought changes that your business needs to be aware of

Distributor and Retailers Product Safety Legislation Guide: Electrical Chargers

Date: 05/09/2019

As a distributor or retailer placing or making electrical chargers available on the market in Ireland, you are legally required to comply with the …

Brexit and your business

Date: 25/02/2019

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has responsibility for enforcing competition and consumer protection law, as well as a specific remit in relation …

Geo-blocking: What you need to know

Date: 10/12/2018

Download our Geo-blocking business guide Geo-blocking is the practice, by online traders, of using technology to restrict access to online cross-border sales for reason …

Bid-rigging: What you need to know

Date: 01/10/2018

This guide is intended to help you spot some tell-tale signs of bid-rigging or collusive tendering, as well as practical advice on what you can do to prevent bid-rigging and what to do if you suspect that it has happened.

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