Competition is vital. It forces businesses to keep prices low and look for innovative ways of operating; and it ensures that consumers benefit from the best deals, cheapest prices and most efficient service.
Competition Act 1998 and cartels
In 2008, a group of fans supported by the Consumers’ Association were each handed £20 compensation by JJB Sports after the Office of Fair Trading found that the store, among others, sold football shirts at prices inflated in breach of …
Alex Chisholm talks about the benefits of effective competition enforcement throughout the EU, the European Commission’s related consultation and why your views count.
What next for criminal cartel enforcement? CMA Cartels and Criminal Group head Stephen Blake reflects on the implications of the recently concluded galvanised steel tanks criminal case.
All businesses must comply with competition law. Putting in place a compliance programme can help you to avoid the risk of breaking the law.