King has reportedly begun using their trademark to issue takedown notices
Office Of Fair Trading
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Friday 16 November 2012
Sophisticated software is allowing businesses to monitor our internet shopping and use the information gathered to offer us personalised prices.
Friday 09 November 2012
Unscrupulous online lenders are acting outside the law, our investigators found.
Sunday 04 November 2012
Groupon is cutting its British workforce, just months after the deal-of-the-day website was found guilty of "widespread" breaches of consumer protection rules.
Wednesday 31 October 2012
A senior adviser to David Cameron has quit Downing Street to become a lobbyist for Wonga, the controversial payday lender, renewing concerns about the "revolving door" between government and business.
Tuesday 30 October 2012
Eurotunnel deal referred by OFT
Thursday 25 October 2012
Parents are spending tens of millions of pounds more than they need to on school uniforms because of exclusive deals between schools and suppliers, the Office of Fair Trading said today.
Tuesday 23 October 2012
Rogue payday lenders who rip-off vulnerable people face instant closure under a new crackdown set to be introduced next spring.
Sunday 21 October 2012
Websites offering cheap group buying, cashback and other offers should not be taken at face value
Saturday 20 October 2012
Misleading adverts from group-buying websites that offer deals and discounts have prompted a rising number of complaints.
Thursday 18 October 2012
Companies tantalising consumers with “prizes” which then cost money to claim or use are breaching EU law, judges ruled today.
Wednesday 10 October 2012
Wonga is Britain's biggest payday lender, although it doesn't like to be called that. Instead, it says it offers short-term, high-cost credit.
Tuesday 09 October 2012
Direct Line: Our view: Avoid
Sunday 30 September 2012
Saturday 29 September 2012
The no pain, no gain portfolio has been forced to sell the shares of Hargreaves Services, the coal-to-transport group, following their fall to 700p last week. Earlier this year, the price comfortably exceeded 1,200p and I was happily congratulating myself on picking such an outstanding stock. Then came a profits warning – and many shareholders watched miserably as their rewards evaporated.
Friday 28 September 2012
British drivers are paying an extra £10 each year in premiums due to a “dysfunctional” motor insurance market, according to the trading watchdog.
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