Hidden ancillary charges hinder informed decisions
Ancillary charges in the pre-contract stage of a purchase, with "no realistic prospect of avoiding them", hinder the ability of consumers to make informed decisions.
Ancillary charges in the pre-contract stage of a purchase, with "no realistic prospect of avoiding them", hinder the ability of consumers to make informed decisions, according to the National Consumer Agency's legal adviser.
Barrister Sean Murphy said that such charges, including excessive credit and debit card fees, did not help to develop a competitive market. He said a strong case could be made for such charges to be curtailed or eliminated in "the twin interests...
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