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#Competition and Consumer Protection Commission

# competition-and-consumer-protection-commission - Saturday 18 January, 2020

More customers left out-of-pocket after reappears amid ongoing investigation Exclusive

A consumer watchdog said it is taking customers’ allegations “very seriously”.

# competition-and-consumer-protection-commission - Friday 29 November, 2019

Black Friday shoppers warned to be aware of their rights as watchdog expects surge in requests for help

It is expected that around €250m will be spent by Irish shoppers today.

# competition-and-consumer-protection-commission - Thursday 15 August, 2019

Consumer watchdog to probe pricing of public liability insurance

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission is to probe into the increasing levels of public liability insurance premiums.

# competition-and-consumer-protection-commission - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

'Unfair' language in nursing home contracts led residents into terms they would never agree to

The CCPC has published new guidelines for the sector today.

# competition-and-consumer-protection-commission - Sunday 2 December, 2018

Deli worker who told bosses they'd stocked 'cake infested with worms' loses WRC claim

The WRC found that the man had not been punished by the supermarket for raising health and safety concerns.

# competition-and-consumer-protection-commission - Friday 28 September, 2018

Poll: Would you change your waste collection provider? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you change your waste collection provider?

A report has found that just 15% of people with a choice of waste provider have ever changed who collects their bins.

'Consumers have little or no power': CCPC expresses concerns over unregulated Irish waste market

The average home now pays €230-€280 a year in waste collection charges.

# competition-and-consumer-protection-commission - Sunday 25 December, 2016

Watchdog reminds shoppers their rights don't change for Christmas sales

If an item is faulty, consumers are still entitled to a repair, replacement or refund, even if it was on sale.

# competition-and-consumer-protection-commission - Sunday 14 August, 2016

Nearly 34,000 products didn't make it onto the Irish market over safety concerns

The latest figures were released by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.

# competition-and-consumer-protection-commission - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

Vodafone, Meteor, Three and UPC all in trouble for breaking consumer laws

With 111 nationwide inspections and 62 enforcement actions, 2015 was a busy year for Ireland’s consumer protection watchdog.

# competition-and-consumer-protection-commission - Friday 18 December, 2015

Now Tesco has been slapped on the wrist over potentially unsafe hoverboards

Safety concerns have been raised over the popular two-wheeled scooters after a number of reports of units catching fire.

# competition-and-consumer-protection-commission - Thursday 17 December, 2015

Brown Thomas told to stop selling potentially unsafe hoverboards

After an investigation, three Irish retailers have been directed to stop selling these non-compliant products.

# competition-and-consumer-protection-commission - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

Retailers could face crackdown over dodgy hoverboards

The consumer protection watchdog has warned shoppers buying hoverboards to ensure they meet safety standards.

# competition-and-consumer-protection-commission - Tuesday 8 December, 2015

Dublin salesman fined for selling previously crashed cars to customers

Compensation orders have been secured for consumers who had been provided with misleading information.

# competition-and-consumer-protection-commission - Thursday 26 November, 2015

1,400 hoverboards seized at Dublin Port

Yes, you read that correctly.

# competition-and-consumer-protection-commission - Sunday 15 November, 2015

Irish customers affected by Volkswagen scandal could be entitled to compensation

Ireland’s consumer watchdog is looking to establish if Volkswagen breached Irish law.

# competition-and-consumer-protection-commission - Monday 22 June, 2015

Eircom, Meteor, Three and UPC all made one big mistake when signing up customers

Consumers had not been given enough information before they entered into contracts.