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. […]

The Price Marking Order 2004

The Price Marking Order 2004

The Price Marking Order 2004 applies to suppliers (including online retailers) that sell products (not services) to consumers. The Order requires the selling price and, where appropriate, the unit price of products to be clearly displayed. The Price Marking Order 2004 implements Directive 98/6/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council (OJ No. L180, 18.3.98 […]

‘Fair warning’ – The Benefits and Risks in holding an E Auction

‘Fair warning’ – The Benefits and Risks in holding an E Auction

John Roebuck is joint owner-director of Watts Auctioneers, one of the fastest growing auction companies in the North of England that specialises in heavy plant machinery. With many auctions now done online timed or in real time through partner i-bidder.com, he discusses some of the practical challenges for running a successful e auction. Online auctions […]