2017 News Archive

December 18, 2017

Keep your cards close to your chest this Christmas

Christmas is a busy time of year. Between rushing around meeting friends and picking up last-minute stocking fillers, you’ll probably be using your debit and credit cards a lot more...

December 14, 2017

Christmas presents: what about returns?

Did you end up getting a tacky tie, silly socks or the dreaded domestic appliance for Christmas?  Or worse still, something that doesn’t work? What if something you bought in...

December 11, 2017

Buying toys this Christmas? Make sure they’re safe

Check for the CE mark Toys must carry the CE mark which shows that they meet the required safety standards and that the product has undergone safety testing in the...

December 5, 2017

Play your cards right with gift vouchers

Gift vouchers and gift cards can be a great present to give or receive at any time, but it’s important to keep yourself aware of the risks involved by following...

November 28, 2017

Get the low-down on gadget insurance

Are you buying a new laptop, tablet or phone in the run up to Christmas? You may be offered gadget insurance at the checkout. Gadget insurance is completely optional, so...

November 21, 2017

Be confident shopping online on Black Friday

Are you counting down to Black Friday? As well as researching the deals that are on offer it is important that you know your rights as well. Our consumer helpline...

November 2, 2017

Five ways to control Christmas costs

With Christmas fast approaching now is the time to plan your spending so you can get great gifts for family and friends that won’t break the bank. Begin with a...

October 24, 2017

Waterford car dealer convicted following CCPC investigation and prosecution

A Waterford car dealer has been convicted of providing false information about the mileage of a BMW car following an investigation and prosecution by the CCPC. Mr Oleksandr Matveyshyn of...

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