2022 News Archive

December 28, 2022

Get the most out of your Christmas presents with January returns

If it’s unused and unopened, return it. Many people purchase extra presents in the run up to Christmas in case they’ve forgotten someone or they receive an unexpected present. Check...

December 19, 2022

CCPC Christmas opening hours 2022

However you plan to spend your Christmas, we wish you and your family a happy and peaceful Christmas with best wishes for 2023! Should you have any consumer rights or...

December 14, 2022

Have you reviewed your health insurance?

Statistics from the Health Insurance Authority (HIA) show that over 2.4 million people in Ireland have private health insurance and over 50% of them will renew in the next four...

December 5, 2022

CCPC publishes Christmas shopping research

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has published its Christmas shopping research which has found that that 68% of consumers are planning to put their savings towards shopping for...

December 2, 2022

Prioritising your bills

Managing your finances can be difficult, especially with the increased cost of living. If you are worried about paying your bills or meeting your expenses, prioritising them may help you...

November 28, 2022

What is the new Consumer Rights Act and what does it mean for me?

The new Consumer Rights Act (CRA) 2022 comes into force at midnight tonight. This new legislation will bring about a number of positive changes for consumers, including stronger consumer rights,...

November 25, 2022

FAQ Friday: What are my options if I have a problem with something I bought in the Black Friday sales?

On the last Friday of every month, we answer some of the most frequently asked questions (FAQ) from the hundreds of consumers who contact us. For this FAQ Friday, we...

November 16, 2022

Shopping online for Black Friday? Know your consumer rights!

With Black Friday/Cyber Monday weekend ahead of us, it’s a popular time to shop online. Recent research conducted by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) found that just under...

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