Tag Archives: Office of Fair Trading

Supermarkets fined over dairy price fixing

August 11, 2015

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The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has fined supermarket giants Tesco, Asda and Sainsbury’s each around £10 million have found them guilty of infringing the Competition Act 1998.

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Office of Fair Trading warn against using loan sharks this Christmas

December 17, 2013

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Don’t go to loan sharks for money this Christmas, or you could be asking Santa for some new knee caps.

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Bank charges come back into legal spotlight following court ruling

February 22, 2013

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Bank charges come back into legal spotlight following court ruling

Image by kiki99 via Flickr Bank charges could be set for another court battle after a ruling by a Glasgow Judge cleared the way for a proof hearing into determining whether bank charges are fair. The Supreme Court verdict last November ruled the Office of Fair Trading could not assess bank charges under section 6 [...]

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Online pricing practices get OFT attention

October 15, 2012

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Online pricing practices get OFT attention

It has just been announced that the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) will be investigating online pricing practices. It’s been a long time coming and will lead to major changes for those seemingly ‘white knights’ of the finance world – the price comparison sites. Image by –Tico– via Flickr In the finance world, there is [...]

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