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.
Competition law compliance
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.
According to the CMA’s latest research with UK businesses, understanding of competition law is still low, with the majority of businesses still not understanding competition law well.
If you feel you might have witnessed an illegal business cartel, do the right thing and help us stop cartels by reporting them to us on our stop cartels page. Protecting customers and ensuring businesses don’t collude to distort competition is …
I have two main functions here at the CMA. I head up our Remedies, Business and Financial Analysis professional group and I am our senior champion for Wellbeing and Mental Health. I find both roles challenging and rewarding and each …