2021 News Archive

December 30, 2021

CCPC retains sponsorship of popular RTÉ series, ‘How to be Good with Money’

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has announced its continued sponsorship of the popular RTÉ series, ‘How to be Good with Money’, which returns for a fourth series on...

December 24, 2021

CCPC conduct product safety inspections in Dublin city centre

As Christmas approaches, authorised officers from the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) have carried out inspections in Dublin city centre to check for unsafe or non-compliant products and remind...

December 17, 2021

CCPC Christmas opening hours 2021

However you plan to spend your Christmas, we wish you and your family a happy and peaceful Christmas with best wishes for 2022! Should you have any consumer rights or...

December 14, 2021

Buy Now Pay Later: what you need to know

With Christmas shopping well under way, you may have noticed an increasing amount of businesses giving you the option to spread out repayments of a purchase, instead of paying in...

December 10, 2021

CCPC Christmas 2021 spending and finances research

New research by the CCPC on Christmas spending and finances has shown that consumers expect to spend an average of almost €1,000 on Christmas this year. Households with children plan...

December 1, 2021

How to switch your current account

With Ulster Bank and KBC preparing to leave the Irish market in the near future, customers may be considering their options for switching their current account. Ulster Bank is no...

November 26, 2021

FAQ #BlackFriday2021: What are my rights when shopping the Black Friday sales?

Each month, we share the answer to one of the most frequently asked questions (FAQ) from the hundreds of consumers who contact us. For this FAQ Friday, we’ve put together...

November 22, 2021

How to shop for safe toys this Christmas

With shopping season officially in full swing, whether you’re hitting the high street or shopping online, it’s important to be vigilant when shopping for kids, particularly toys. With that in...

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