Many forms of collaboration between businesses for the achievement of sustainability goals are unlikely to raise any competition issues. However, it’s important that businesses working together on environmental initiatives fully understand how competition law applies.
Competition law compliance
A recent case in the healthcare sector has prompted the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) to remind private hospital groups and the consultants they work with, that involvement in anti-competitive agreements is against the law and carries serious consequences.
Find out more about how the CMA is looking to harness the power of online price monitoring to help detect suspicious online activity and protect customers.
If you suspect a business is engaging in anti-competitive behaviour by colluding with its rivals, you might think it’s not your problem but find out why anti-competitive practices are everyone's concern.
When investigating mergers or specific industries, we look to see if there are any competition problems that could lead to people paying higher prices or not having a good enough range of options to choose from. If we’re concerned people …
If you’re a business owner or a company director, it’s your responsibility to ensure that your business complies with competition law. If your business colludes with others to engage in price fixing, market sharing or bid rigging, here’s what can happen.
Healthy competition between suppliers is good for businesses and customers alike. But sometimes suppliers get together and collude. In this blog I'll be covering why that's bad for business.
This blog explains what happens when you report a business cartel to us and the processes we have in place to help protect those who 'blow the whistle' on them.
The risk of director disqualification, to those who break competition law, has never been higher. In this blog we explain what director disqualification is, and how you can protect yourself and your business.
If a company’s staff exchange competitively-sensitive, confidential information – even at just one meeting – that risks a breach of competition law. Learn more about what you can do if approached to join a cartel or to get involved in anti-competitive arrangements.