Licence Exemptions for Mobile Phone Repeaters (UK)

Consumer Law
12/04/2017. Licence Exemptions for Mobile Phone Repeaters (UK). Two categories of mobile phone repeaters, which are used to boost and retransmit weak mobile signals, will be available for consumers to buy, install and operate on a licence-exempt basis (ie without
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Ban on Unfair Letting Agent Fees (E)

Consumer Law
12/04/2017 A small minority of unscrupulous letting agents are targeted by government proposals to ban unfair letting agent fees so tenants only have to pay their rent, together with a returnable deposit, without being hit by unexpected demands for large
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Competitive Water Market Opens in England (E)

Business
12/04/2017. The opening of a competitive water market has given England’s small businesses the opportunity previously enjoyed only by large organisations to shop around the country to find the water utilities and retailers that offer the water supply and waste
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Protection Against Energy Back Billing (UK)

Consumer Law
07/04/2017. Suppliers will no longer be allowed to back bill customers for energy used more than 12 months ago, under proposals issued by Ofgem partly as a result of case studies from Citizens Advice illustrating that not all suppliers have
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Rogue Landlords now Face Civil Penalties (E)

Consumer Law
7/4/2017. Local authorities were given a new tool to tackle rogue landlords on 6 April by new measures empowering them to impose civil penalties up to £30,000 as an alternative to prosecution for a range of offences. Any income generated
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