Consumer news round-up: What happens when gift is not right, Three fined over contract changes, & think twice about that bargain
European Consumer Centre (ECC) Ireland presents a round-up of the week’s consumer news – The last one of 2017!!!!
Consumer News round-up – 22nd December 2017
What happens when your gift doesn’t arrive, is faulty, or is wrong?
If you’re wondering what your rights are if the Christmas gift you bought doesn’t arrive on time, is faulty, or is wrong then check out this article written by Emma Kennedy for the Sunday Business Post. The article features advice from ECC Ireland and the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.
Three fined €575,000 for notification of contract changes
This article by Elaine Edwards in The Irish Times on Tuesday is about mobile operator Three who was fined €575,000 by ComReg for failing to notify customers properly about changes to contracts.
Make sure to read the small print when Christmas or January sales shopping
The Irish Examiner featured advice from the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission about the importance of reading the small print and really thinking about whether or not it really is a bargain.
Read the full article – ‘Bargains galore out there – but read the small print’, Irish Examiner, 19th December 2017.