The Business Protection from Misleading Marketing Regulations 2008

The Business Protection from Misleading Marketing Regulations 2008

The Business Protection from Misleading Marketing Regulations 2008 (‘Business Protection Regulations’ or BPRs) ban misleading advertising. They also set out the rules on comparative advertising which web advertisers, direct marketeers and sales promoters need to think about when doing business online. The Business Protection Regulations transpose EU Directive 2006/114/EC on Misleading and Comparative Advertising into UK law. […]

Competition and Markets Authority

Competition and Markets Authority

The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) promotes competition for the benefit of consumers, both within and outside the UK. Its mission is to make markets work well in the interests of consumers, businesses and the economy.  Top stories [wp_rss_multi_importer category=”34″ maxperpage=”10″] Competition and Markets Authority’s Responsibilities The Competition and Markets Authority is responsible for: […]

Competition Act 1998

Competition Act 1998

The UK Competition Act 1998 regulates competition and the abuse of a dominant position in the market. The Competition Act 1998 creates a regulatory framework that is tough on those that seek to restrain competition whilst allowing those who compete fairly the opportunity to thrive. The law outlaws two forms of anti-competitive behaviour: anti-competitive agreements and abuse of dominant […]

Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill

Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill

The UK Government has published the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill, one of the key measures outlined in the recent Queen’s Speech to encourage economic growth. [s2If !is_user_logged_in()] Please login to read the article [/s2If] [s2If current_user_can(access_s2member_level1)] The Bill aims to: improve the employment tribunal system Encourage parties to come together to settle their dispute before an employment tribunal […]

Enterprise Act 2002

Enterprise Act 2002

The Enterprise Act 2002 has wide-ranging implications for businesses and consumers. The Enterprise Act 2002 makes a number of important reforms, which are designed to crack down on abuses that harm customers and fair-trading businesses alike and thus encourage productivity and enterprise… The Act establishes and provides for the functions of the Office of Fair Trading (OFT), the […]