The Latest COVID-19 News

Consumers

February 25, 2021

CCPC top tips for booking a staycation

As international travel restrictions look set to continue, you may now be considering a ‘staycation’ when planning a summer holiday...

February 17, 2021

Be scam-smart in 2021

With so much to think about due to the impact of COVID-19 and Brexit, it’s more important than ever to...

January 13, 2021

Are you a parent or guardian teaching students about money at home?

The Parents’ Hub is here to help you teach students about finance. If you have second-level students at home due...

October 27, 2020

Your money: making it work – from home

With many of us now working from home this could be a good time to review your finances. You can...

October 12, 2020

Top tips for reviewing terms and conditions

Whether booking a staycation, a wedding venue, sports event, concert or afterschool activities, there are some simple steps you can...

October 1, 2020

VAT reduction & pricing

As part of the Government’s July Stimulus Package, the standard rate of VAT has been reduced from 23% to 21%, effective...

September 29, 2020

Your questions answered

Q: My eldest daughter just started her first year of university at the end of September. Although she will still...

August 27, 2020

Your questions answered

Q: I’ve booked and paid for gymnastics after school this term for my daughter, but I’m worried it might be...

Business

September 1, 2020

VAT reduction & pricing – knowing your business obligations

As part of the Government’s July Stimulus Package, the standard rate of VAT has been reduced from 23% to 21%,...

August 17, 2020

CCPC launches online financial education seminars for workplaces nationwide

In these unprecedented times, financial well-being is a growing focus for many workplace wellness programmes. Personal finances can be a...

July 1, 2020

CCPC warns businesses must act independently when setting prices during reopening phase

CCPC engages with trade associations following public statements to warn against co-ordination Any new prices & charges must adhere to...

June 15, 2020

Changes to terms and conditions in consumer contracts

The restrictions introduced due to COVID-19 to limit the spread of the virus has led to wide-spread cancellation or deferral...

June 2, 2020

CCPC publishes new product safety guidance for COVID-19 consumer face masks

Guidance is intended to allow for safe products to be put on the market as quickly as possible Businesses warned...

May 26, 2020

CCPC Guidance for Business re COVID-19 Face Masks

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

May 1, 2020

Guidance for business on PPE for consumer use during COVID-19 Crisis

Regulation (EU) 2016/425 and the Irish PPE Regulation (S.I. 136/2018) (the PPE Regulations) set out the essential requirements which must...

April 2, 2020

COVID-19 Business Reminder – Payment Methods

A number of businesses including restaurants and fast food outlets may have changed, or are considering changing, their business models,...

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