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You’ll never talk alone: Liverpool stakes claim as Britain’s chattiest city

People in Liverpool spend more time chatting on the mobile than those in other major cities, new research reveals. Ofcom’s Mobile Matters report analyses how around 150,000 people used their Android phone between 1 January and 31 March 2019. The study sheds new light on people’s experience of making calls and getting online on the [...]

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PSA updates requirements for all ICSS – regardless of number range

The Phone-paid Services Authority (PSA) is introducing new Special conditions for Information Connection and Signposting Services (ICSS), covering all ICSS regardless of the number range they are operated on. These updated Special conditions follow changes in January 2019 to extend the scope of Ofcom’s Premium Rate Service Condition to include all ICSS within the definition [...]

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Consumers warned of Thomas Cook refund scams

As part of the Advertising Standards Authority’s (ASA) membership of the Consumer Protection Partnership, they’re making consumers aware of fraudulent activity targeted at customers seeking refunds from the tour operator, Thomas Cook. The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has warned that some fraudulent claims management websites have been set up. The CAA is directing customers to [...]

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Annual Report on the application of waivers and deferrals under MiFIR

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), the EU’s securities markets regulator, has published its Annual Report on the application of waivers and deferrals under MiFIR. ESMA, under MiFIR, is required to monitor the application of pre-trade transparency waivers and deferred trade-publication. As part of this mandate it submits an annual report to the European [...]

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FRC new leadership team

The Financial Reporting Council’s new leadership team of Simon Dingemans and Sir Jon Thompson have taken up their respective leadership roles as Chair and Chief Executive. They join the FRC at a pivotal stage as the transition to a new regulator - the Audit, Reporting and Governance Authority (ARGA) - progresses, following Sir John Kingman’s [...]

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Guitar firm illegally prevented price discounts

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has provisionally found that Fender Europe broke competition law by restricting online discounting for its guitars. The CMA has today issued a Statement of Objections to Fender Musical Instruments Europe Limited, which supplies guitars to UK retailers. The CMA has provisionally decided that between 2013 and 2018, Fender Europe [...]

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