CCPC serves up sharp reminder to Irish restaurant trade –

SummaryTrade associations and competition lawRAI Christmas campaign 2017CCPC investigationsKey takeaways Summary In December 2017 the Restaurants Association of Ireland (RAI) ran a campaign to establish a booking deposit policy among its members to discourage late cancellations during the Christmas season. The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) viewed this as an attempt to coordinate the

House hunting students urged be wary of ‘accommodation scams’ – The Irish Times

Irish and international students are being advised to take extra care when searching for accommodation in the coming weeks to avoid being scammed and losing their money to rogue landlords, housing groups have warned. A new awareness campaign, entitled ‘Scamwatch’, is encouraging students to follow a number of short guidelines when seeking accommodation to avoid

Landlords ignoring rental caps, says housing charity – Irish Times

Rent transparency is urgently needed to ensure that rental caps in pressure zones are not flouted by landlords, the director of the national housing charity Threshold has said. John Mark McCafferty, chief executive of Threshold, has warned that landlords are continuing to bypass the law on rental increases by claiming their property is needed for