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June 13, 2018

Don’t be duped about your rights in the sales

If you buy something on sale, does that mean you have less rights? Thankfully no. Your rights are exactly the same in a sale as any other time of the...

May 16, 2017

Price information for services

Before you enter into a contract for a service to be carried out, businesses are required by law to give you information about the price of the service. This is...

May 11, 2017

In-store credit

Some shops offer finance options to help you pay for items such as electrical appliances, computers or furniture. Like some personal loans, you pay the money back at a fixed...

May 10, 2017

Misleading advertising

What is misleading advertising? Under the Consumer Protection Act 2007, advertising is seen as misleading if it involves false, misleading or deceptive information that is likely to cause the average...

May 9, 2017

Buying from a non-EU website

If you buy something from a business that is based outside the EU, the Consumer Rights Directive does not apply. So before you buy, make sure to check the geographical...

May 9, 2017

If things don’t go as planned

If you have changed your mind and want to return the goods you bought, what should you do? If you’ve bought something from a business that is based in...

May 3, 2017

Price display for certain businesses

Certain businesses are required by law to display their prices so you can see them from outside or directly inside the entrance to the business. This is so you can...

May 3, 2017

Wrong price displayed

What if a shop displays one price but charges a higher price – can you pay the lower price? Shops must display the correct price and ensure it is not...

May 3, 2017

Price display for goods

What information should you be given? What is unit pricing? Can shops display a sterling price in Ireland? Can different shops charge different prices for the same product? Should the...

May 3, 2017

Rules on pricing

For most consumers, price is an important factor in deciding whether to buy goods or services. There are certain rules about the way prices are displayed which make sure that...

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