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October 24, 2017

Taking Care of Business event for small business owners

On Wednesday, November 8, small business owners or those thinking about starting their own business are invited to a free event - Taking Care of Business....

October 23, 2017

CCPC seizes over 700 Halloween items at Dublin port due to safety concerns

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has seized and destroyed two consignments of over 700 Halloween related products at Dublin port....

October 23, 2017

Waterford City District Court convicts car trader for providing false information in relation to the sale of a clocked car

Following an investigation and prosecution by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) a Waterford car trader has been convicted of providing false information about the mileage of a BMW...

October 18, 2017

CCPC examines potential anti-competitive conduct in the private nursing home sector

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has commenced an examination of information provided to it in relation to potential anti-competitive conduct in the …...

September 13, 2017

CCPC launches project on standard term contracts in residential care services for older people

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has begun a project to examine standard term contracts in residential care services for older people. The …...

September 3, 2017

Competition and Consumer Protection Commission’s 2016 Annual Report

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has published its second Annual Report, showing the reach and impact of its work across the economy. The report outlines the enforcement actions...

August 24, 2017

CCPC takes enforcement action against John Duignan, trading as “John Duignan Motors”, Longford

CCPC takes enforcement action against John Duignan, trading as “John Duignan Motors”, Longford...

August 4, 2017

CCPC welcomes new Member Brian McHugh

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) welcomes Tánaiste & Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Frances Fitzgerald’s appointment of Brian McHugh as a Member of the Commission. ...

July 24, 2017

Residential care services for the elderly

24 July 2017: Consumer protection legislation – the European Communities (Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts) Regulations 1995 – provides specific protections to consumers who …...

July 17, 2017

CCPC launches study of PCP car finance market

The CCPC announced today that it has commenced a study of the Personal Contract Plan (PCP) car finance market. PCP is a form of hire purchase that is an increasingly...

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