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Isle of Man Office of Fair Trading News

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

New scam – Telephone calls from HMRC

The OFT is warning the public about a new scam, after being contacted by concerned Manx residents. There is currently a telephone scam where a recorded message...
Thursday, 7 December 2017

Buying goods online for Christmas

Action Fraud, the UK’s central point of contact for information about fraud, has recently announced that:- victims reported losing nearly £16 million to...
Wednesday, 6 December 2017

Public Notice: Safety Notice – Children’s Coats Sold at Next

The Isle of Man Office of Fair Trading is making the public aware of a safety notice which has been issued by Next in relation to particular children’s...
Friday, 1 December 2017

Island to Follow UK Ban on Card Surcharges

The OFT has agreed that, subject to Tynwald approval in December, the Island will follow the United Kingdom's lead and introduce a prohibition on surcharges for...
Wednesday, 29 November 2017

Pixie Loans Limited - Cancellation of registration under the Moneylenders Act 1991

Notice is hereby given that the registration of Pixie Loans Limited under the Moneylenders Act 1991 have been cancelled at the request of the company with...
Thursday, 16 November 2017

Getting the Right Trader for Home Improvements

The OFT has recently been made aware of a trader offering home improvement work by delivering a flyer through the door. The flyer has a mobile telephone number...
Thursday, 9 November 2017
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