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August 4, 2017

Six tips if you’re thinking about pet insurance

For many of us our pet is part of the family, which means taking care of them if they are sick or injured. Apart from routine check-ups, your pet could...

July 18, 2017

Don’t get stung by gift vouchers

Have you ever tried to use a gift voucher only to discover it has expired or the business has closed down? What about losing a voucher you were really looking forward...

July 17, 2017

CCPC study of PCP car finance

We’ve just announced that we’re conducting a study of the Personal Contract Plan (PCP) car finance market. PCP is a form of hire purchase which many car dealers now offer...

June 8, 2017

Five CHECKS to do before you buy a car

CHECK you are clear about PCP agreements If you are buying a new or second-hand car from a dealer, they may offer to arrange the finance for you.  This will...

May 26, 2017

CCPC concerns about fidget spinner safety

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has a number of roles in relation to product safety, including carrying out market surveillance to identify products that are potentially unsafe. We...

April 27, 2017

Travel insurance – is it worth buying?

If you’re heading away on holiday this summer, you might be wondering whether or not you need travel insurance. Here are a few things to bear in mind. Do I...

April 11, 2017

Hatch a plan for the Easter holidays

With the Easter holidays upon us, you may be wondering how to keep your kids entertained over the school break without being too eggstravagant. The good news is that there...

April 10, 2017

CCPC targeting motor trade with unannounced inspections

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) is carrying out unannounced inspections of car dealers across the country. The aim of the inspections is to uncover dealers who mislead consumers...

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