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Isle of Man Office of Fair Trading News

Become a champion of consumer rights

An opportunity has arisen for a member of the public to play an active role in championing consumer rights in the Isle of Man. The Council of Ministers is...
Friday, 20 April 2018

Public Notice: Important Safety Notice: Britax Römer ‘DUALFIX’ Child Car Seat

The Isle of Man Office of Fair Trading wishes to make the public aware of an important safety notice which has been issued by the manufacturer.  Britax Römer...
Thursday, 12 April 2018

Public Notice: Important Safety Notice: Red Kite 3 Way Baby Carrier

The Isle of Man Office of Fair Trading wishes to make the public aware of an important safety notice which has been issued by the manufacturer.  Red Kite is...
Thursday, 12 April 2018

Scam telephone calls - Fraudsters purporting to be from HMRC

The OFT is repeating the advice it offered last year concerning scam telephone calls from fraudsters claiming to be from HM Revenue & Customs...
Friday, 16 March 2018

Local businesses urged to be extremely wary of Cold Callers offering advertising space

Telesales fraudsters are suspected of having targeted at least one local business recently and may target others. The OFT urges businesses not to agree to...
Tuesday, 13 March 2018

OFT Debt Counselling Services Here for You

The OFT’s headlines for the 2017 calendar year are: During 2017 as a whole, the OFT’s debt counsellors helped 177 new clients - the highest number in any of...
Monday, 26 February 2018

Important Safety Notice: Le Toy Van – Bunny Train

The Office of Fair Trading has been made aware of an issue with a ‘Bunny Train’ toy manufactured by Le Toy Van. The plastic ears of the two smaller bunnies may...
Wednesday, 31 January 2018

Public Notice: Safety Notice - Kidde Fire Extinguishers

The Isle of Man Office of Fair Trading wishes to make the public aware of an important safety notice which has been issued in relation to certain Kidde fire...
Friday, 26 January 2018

Maval Trading Limited - Cancellation of registration under the Moneylenders Act 1991

Notice is hereby given that the registration of Maval Trading Limited under the Moneylenders Act 1991 has been cancelled at the request of the Company with...
Monday, 22 January 2018

Card Surcharges Prohibited

With effect from 13 January 2018, traders on the Island will not be able to apply additional surcharges for payments made by card.  This means that it will be...
Saturday, 13 January 2018
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