All posts tagged OFT

Paying off debt

OFT action results in £149m repayment to bank and building society customers

  Action taken by the Office Of Fair Trading ( OFT) has resulted in seventeen UK banks and building societies agreeing to repay an estimated GBP149m in interest and charges to approximately 497,000 customers, OFT reported on Thursday. The consumer […]

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Banking

OFT to address banking service and loan concerns for SMEs

pensions

OFT secures agreement with TPR to tackle reform of pension schemes

Newspapers

OFT gives green light to Daily Mail and General Trust joint venture

The UK Office of Fair Trading (OFT) announced today it had unconditionally approved the already completed joint venture between Daily Mail and General Trust plc (LON:DMGT), Trinity Mirror

Tesco's profit slide in home market

UK supermarkets sign up to new principles on promotions

Eight supermarkets in the UK have agreed to abide by new guidelines on special offers and promotions, the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) announced today. The agreement with the

Cash and Carry

OFT refers Booker’s planned acquisition of Makro to competition watchdog

UK's Office of Fair Trading (OFT) said it had sent the finalised acquisition by British food wholesaler Booker Group Plc (LON:BOK) of Makro Cash & Carry UK Holding

Consumer protection

OFT warns of legal action against online retailers failing to protect consumers

The UK Office Of Fair Trading (OFT) has announced that more than 62 of the 156 leading online retailers may not be fully complying with consumer protection law,

Online shopping

OFT tells UK online retailers to ensure compliance with consumer laws

Online retailers in the UK have been given a reminder of consumer protection laws by the Office of Fair Trading (OFT). The regulator said today that it has written

Online travel

Online travel agents and hotel group broke competition law, OFT claims

Two online travel firms and a hotel group have been accused of infringing competition law by limiting hotel room discounts. The UK's Office of Fair Trading (OFT) issued a

Lorry

OFT clears US-based FleetCor’s acquisition of British AllStar

US fuel cards and specialised payment products provider FleetCor Technologies (NYSE:FLT) said its takeover of British sector player AllStar Business Solutions had been approved by the UK's Office

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