2022 News Archive

August 12, 2022

CCPC publishes Consumer Contacts Report 2021

Over 2 million visits to ccpc.ie Over 37,000 calls and emails to the CCPC’s dedicated helpline The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has today published its Consumer Contacts Report...

August 10, 2022

Hiring a tradesperson

Whether you’re getting an extension built or an odd job done, it’s worth doing a bit of work yourself before hiring a tradesperson.  We’ve put together some top tips. Plan...

August 3, 2022

Switching banks? Bring your direct debits with you

Switching banks can be an intimidating task – but if you do need to switch current account providers, take action sooner rather than later. Otherwise you run the risk of...

July 29, 2022

FAQ Friday: What are my rights if my luggage is lost or delayed?

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. This month, we explain your...

July 20, 2022

CCPC publishes current account switching research and guidance for consumers

The CCPC has today published new research. It shows that the majority (81%) of Ulster Bank and KBC current account customers plan to switch, however less than half (44%) have...

July 13, 2022

What is crypto?

Digital currencies such as crypto are becoming increasingly popular. A recent international study found that over half a million people in Ireland own some form of crypto-currency. Crypto-currency is a...

July 6, 2022

Budgeting tips for back to school

The school year may have only finished, but now is the time to budget and plan for the new school year ahead. Back to school time is always expensive, but...

July 5, 2022

Do you know your consumer rights?

Have you bought something recently that wasn’t what you expected? The power of consumer rights could make it right. Here at the CCPC, we’re on a mission to ensure all...

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