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2014/10/01 14:09
2014/10/01 14:09
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A British regulator has quashed a decision that would have removed certain discounting restrictions for OTAs and hotels, but what does it mean for the original complainant in the case against the big...
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2014/10/01 08:29
2014/10/01 08:29
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AxiomSL, a global provider of regulatory reporting and risk management solutions, has expanded its product sales data (PSD) disclosure offering to cover new consumer credit reporting requirements that...
2014/09/30 07:02
2014/09/30 07:02
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One of the things you can say to someone who is antivaccine that will really tick them off is to “call it like you see it” and call them antivaccine. Sure, there are a few antivaccine activists who...
2014/09/30 05:23
2014/09/30 05:23
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Dalby residents are being warned of dodgy door-to-door salespeople following complaints received by the Toowoomba branch of the Office of Fair Trading. Dalby officer-in-charge Senior Sergeant Terry...
2014/09/29 06:09
2014/09/29 06:09
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One of Gordon Brown’s favourite observations used to be that there were two types of chancellor – those who fail and those who get out in time. The same tends to be true of chief executives. In my...
2014/09/28 15:46
2014/09/28 15:46
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CONSUMER cops are scrutinising Woolworths-owned Masters for asking victims of the $80 million Infinity Cable scandal to sign away rights as a condition of removing potentially deadly wiring sold by...
2014/09/26 23:23
2014/09/26 23:23
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A TOOWOOMBA man has been fined $17,500 in the Toowoomba Magistrates Court after the Office of Fair Trading brought charges for wrongfully accepting payment. Graeme David Orchard, the sole director of...
2014/09/24 14:01
2014/09/24 14:01
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An overhaul of the £11 billion private motor insurance market has been announced by the competition watchdog, including loosening the grip that price comparison websites hold over the way premiums are...
2014/09/23 22:36
2014/09/23 22:36
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A NUMBER of Bundaberg residents are urging others to be cautious after finding out buying sweet treats on social media isn't always a piece of cake. When Nicole Williams logged on to Facebook and...
2014/09/23 10:09
2014/09/23 10:09
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Travel Republic, the agent which your friend used to book his holiday, does not charge customers a credit card surcharge fee, if they pay with their credit card via PayPal, the online money transfer...
2014/09/23 02:11
2014/09/23 02:11
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AS THE Christmas countdown begins, the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has begun its annual blitz on toy safety, to ensure toys being sold for Christmas meet safety standards. Consumers are urged to...
2014/09/22 19:21
2014/09/22 19:21
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The City regulator is investigating a number of debt management firms and has warned the industry that it needs to do more to protect consumers in financial difficulty. The Financial Conduct...
2014/09/22 00:09
2014/09/22 00:09
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Mr Ball is an accountant and owner of a supplier to JJB, Fashion & Sport Limited. He is charged with three offences of furnishing false information and two counts of perverting the course of justice....
2014/09/21 14:09
2014/09/21 14:09
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Undoubtedly, the seeming trustworthiness of Fox and Chalmers played a major part in duping investors. But the scheme also caught on because Fox ran her side of the fraud with a housewife’s efficiency....
2014/09/18 18:18
2014/09/18 18:18
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A gang of “greedy” middle-aged women masterminded a £21million get-rich-quick pyramid scheme which left 10,000 people out of pocket. The group used “pamper parties” to persuade vulnerable women to...
2014/09/16 21:53
2014/09/16 21:53
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Real estate agent caught red-handed An unlicensed real estate agent has been ordered to cough up over $134,000 in fines and compensation after charges were brought by the Office of Fair Trading...
2014/09/16 07:17
2014/09/16 07:17
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... of man news The Office of Fair Trading will be giving evidence today to a House of Keys committee set up to examine proposed legislation on private rentals. Chairman of the OFT, David Quirk MHK...
2014/09/14 20:53
2014/09/14 20:53
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Stripped PM team fights back A north Queensland PM business has lost its accreditation due to a tongue-in-cheek marketing campaign featuring ‘presidential mistress’ Monica Lewinsky. Coral Sea...
2014/09/10 11:40
2014/09/10 11:40
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MEMBERS of the profession have raised concerns about how the UK competition watchdog is interpreting aspects of EU audit regulation that must be adopted by 2016. In response to a UK Competition and...
2014/09/09 07:56
2014/09/09 07:56
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A consumer group says The financial watchdog must force lenders to be more transparent and fair. A CAMPAIGN group has called for greater “transparency, fairness and clarity” across the UK’s £158...
2014/10/01 14:09
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