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Isle of Man Office of Fair Trading News

Help available to those struggling with energy bills

Gas customers facing disconnection or financial challenges are being advised to contact the Isle of Man Office of Fair Trading’s free and confidential debt...
Friday, 1 December 2023

Pause in gas disconnections agreed following constructive talks

Isle of Man Energy has agreed to a short pause in gas disconnections for domestic customers who are in debt and struggling to pay their bills. It follows...
Tuesday, 21 November 2023

Zero tolerance for rogue traders

The Office of Fair Trading has expressed concern that itinerant traders who recently targeted the Island, may be planning to return. A warning has been...
Thursday, 9 November 2023

People asked to check toys are safe for children

With the festive season approaching, the Office of Fair Trading is reminding  people to check toys are safe for children. Consumers should be vigilant when...
Thursday, 9 November 2023

Gas customers told ‘don’t suffer in silence’ over billing issues

Gas customers faced with unexpected bills should not 'suffer in silence', the Isle of Man Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has urged. The watchdog has received...
Friday, 21 April 2023

Office of Fair Trading supports Debt Awareness Week

Debt Awareness Week is an annual campaign run by the UK charity StepChange that aims to put problem debt on the agenda. The focus for this year’s campaign is...
Tuesday, 28 March 2023

Office of Fair Trading in contact with Isle of Man Energy over billing issues

The Isle of Man Office of Fair Trading (OFT) is assuring gas customers that it has been working proactively with Isle of Man Energy and the Communications and...
Wednesday, 18 January 2023

People asked to check toys are safe for children

The OFT is reiterating advice concerning the safety of toys. People are being reminded to check toys are safe for children by looking at the safety standard...
Tuesday, 13 December 2022

Product Safety Notice Update– Glen Dimplex Home Appliances (GDHA) gas grills

The Office of Fair Trading would like to make consumers aware of an update to the safety warning for the use of gas grills on certain Belling, Stoves and New...
Tuesday, 13 December 2022

Public warned to be aware of rogue traders

Householders are being urged not to employ traders who call at their property to tout for work without an appointment, which is illegal in the Isle of Man. The...
Tuesday, 22 November 2022
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