The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission says whistleblowers can seek immunity from charges if they come forward. File photograph: iStock

The State’s consumer watchdog has warned that fuel suppliers involved in cartels face up to 10 years in jail after it opened an investigation into all(...)

The average price for fuel currently stands at €1.84 for petrol and €1.90 for diesel, according to AA. Photograph: iStock

Motorists are currently facing extra fuel costs of up to €700-per-year due to the high cost of oil, TDs and Senators will be told. The Automobile Ass(...)

Eamon Ryan said the Taoiseach was working with EU colleagues on the issue of taxes on energy.   Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Ireland’s consumer watchdog has said there are “no legal barriers” to petrol stations independently increasing prices and it does not have a role in m(...)

Bank of Ireland chief executive Francesca McDonagh has downplayed the likelihood that the group will have to sell on part of the €9 billion KBC Bank Ireland loan book it plans to acquire, in order to secure competition approval for the deal.

Bank of Ireland chief executive Francesca McDonagh has downplayed the likelihood that the group will have to sell on part of the €9 billion KBC Bank I(...)

The planned KBC Bank Ireland deal would increase Bank of Ireland’s mortgage market share from almost 20 per cent to about 27.8 per cent. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) has warned of its concerns about Bank of Ireland’s plan to purchase €9 billion of performing(...)

Paying with a Revolut Visa card. Photograph: iStock

With several hundred thousand Irish bank customers currently looking for a new bank account provider, many are likely to be considering a digital-only(...)

A KBC Bank branch in Dublin city centre. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

KBC Bank Ireland reported a net loss of €298 million last year, as it booked a raft of costs tied to its planned exit from the Republic, according to (...)

A five-year CCPC investigation into allegations of insurers signalling motor premium price increases to each other ended last August. Photograph: iStock

The industry body for Irish insurance brokers has launched an unprecedented attack against the State’s competition authority over the outcome of a lon(...)

Natasha Adams, the incoming chief executive of Tesco Ireland.

Tesco Ireland chief executive Kari Daniels is to step down from the role in April, the retailer said, with Natasha Adams appointed to succeed her. M(...)

Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise Leo Varadkar:  ‘It’s really good news for customers.’ Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Ireland’s consumer and competition watchdog is to be given a range of new powers to punish businesses who engage in anti-competitive behaviour under a(...)

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