More Businesses and Consumers Call on the Motor Ombudsman (UK)

Business
09/06/2017 The Motor Ombudsman’s dispute resolution service successfully handled 95% of a record number of contacts relating to potential disputes between businesses and consumers in the first 4 months of 2017 without cases needing to be raised. Enquiries relating to
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The High Cost of Ignoring Automatic Enrolement (UK)

Consumer Law
09/06/2017 A high street shoe shop that turned a £400 fixed penalty notice into a £40,000 fine plus £2,000 costs after claiming it was ‘too busy to meet its pension responsibilities’ has provided The Pensions Regulator (TPR) with a graphic
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Are You Ready for GDPR? (UK)

Business
31/05/2017 Businesses have less than a year to prepare for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) – the EU legislation that will be implemented in the UK, despite Brexit, to initiate what Information Commissioner, Elizabeth Denham, describes as ‘the biggest
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RICS Bans ‘Double Dipping’ In UK Real Estate Deals (UK)

Consumer Law
24/05/2017 The controversial practice whereby the listing broker in a real estate transaction represents both the seller and the buyer – known as ‘double dipping’ or ‘dual agency’ – will be banned for Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) professionals
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Spam Texting Firm Fined £100,000 (UK)

Consumer Law
19/05/2017 A firm that sent millions of spam texts about mobile phone upgrades has been fined £100,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office for breaking strict rules relating to the consent required from people before marketing messages are sent to them.
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