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September 10, 2019

CCPC undertakes unannounced inspections of Dublin car traders

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has carried out a number of unannounced inspections of car dealers in the west Dublin area. The …...

September 9, 2019

CCPC publishes 2018 Annual Report

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has today published its 2018 Annual Report. The CCPC’s performance and outputs in 2018 highlight the impact …...

September 3, 2019

CCPC undertakes unannounced product safety inspections of Galway businesses

On 29 August, the CCPC undertook unannounced inspections of 9 locations in Galway, where teams of Authorised Officers inspected electrical products and removed several sample products for assessment. ...

September 3, 2019

CCPC research highlights potential impact of Brexit on online shoppers

72% of consumers in Ireland have bought online from a UK-based retailer in the past two years with 29% of consumers having done so …...

August 22, 2019

Over 33,000 products stopped by CCPC over safety concerns

  2018 statistics show 346,739 potentially unsafe products referred to the CCPC CCPC issues warning to businesses that they must take the necessary steps …...

August 15, 2019

CCPC Commences Market Study into the Public Liability Insurance Sector

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has commenced a market study into the public liability insurance sector in Ireland. The commencement of this …...

August 14, 2019

Online banking tools can sway consumer choices

New research has found that consumers buying financial products can be swayed by subtle features of online calculators and search tools. In a study, …...

July 10, 2019

CCPC obtains commitments in Berendsen (Elis)/Kings Laundry acquisition

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has cleared, subject to a number of legally binding commitments, the proposed acquisition of sole control of Kings Laundry Limited (Kings Laundry) by...

July 9, 2019

CCPC secures conviction against Dublin car trader

Dublin car trader Mark Healy, of BRM Motors, Naas Road, Dublin has been convicted of deceiving or misleading a consumer in relation to the …...

July 8, 2019

Research shows one third of Irish consumers have never had travel insurance

18-44 year olds least likely to take out travel insurance, with 43% stating they have never had a policy Women more likely than men …...

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