Competition and Markets Authority

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UK fintech firm Wise accused of stifling competition by rival startup
Atlantic Money writes to CMA to raise concerns about being blocked from Wise price comparison sites

Kalyeena Makortoff Banking correspondent

27, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Families still being charged thousands in care home fees after relative’s death
Bereaved billed up to month’s worth of care, despite UK competition regulator saying such charges are likely to be illegal

Anna Tims

16, Jan, 2023 @7:03 AM

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Mattress-in-a-box firm Emma faces CMA inquiry into online sales tactics
Competition regulator investigating group as part of wider crackdown on pressure-selling practices

Joanna Partridge

30, Nov, 2022 @2:20 PM

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The UK reined in Rupert Murdoch. Why can’t we stop Vincent Bolloré in France? | Julia Cagé
The billionaire is poised to gobble up titles like Paris Match and publisher Hachette. Europe must intervene to uphold media freedom

Julia Cagé and others

30, Nov, 2022 @8:00 AM

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UK music streaming services not making excessive profits, says watchdog
CMA’s findings will disappoint many artists who have struggled to make a meaningful income from streaming

Mark Sweney

29, Nov, 2022 @11:45 AM

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Esso posts £151m profit amid regulatory concern over pump prices
Owner of Fawley oil refinery near Southampton bounces back after losses of £379m in 2020

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

14, Nov, 2022 @4:49 PM

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Meta mass sackings show Mark Zuckerberg is rattled
Investors only have themselves to blame for not insisting on equal voting rights to rein in tech pioneer

Nils Pratley

09, Nov, 2022 @7:05 PM

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Facebook owner Meta to sell Giphy after UK watchdog confirms ruling
CMA says takeover of gif creation website limits choice for social media users

Mark Sweney

18, Oct, 2022 @12:05 PM

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Motorola faces price controls over UK emergency services radio contract
Watchdog to rule on monopoly of police, fire and ambulance services system as excess profits head towards £1.1bn

Mark Sweney

14, Oct, 2022 @12:11 PM

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Inflight wifi could be pricier if takeover of UK satellite firm goes ahead, says CMA
Competition and Markets Authority says other operators may not be able to compete after merger of Inmarsat and Viasat

Mark Sweney

06, Oct, 2022 @3:57 PM

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Morrisons’ takeover of McColl’s ‘will not harm majority’ of rival firms
Competition regulator’s finding paves way for clearance of £190m rescue deal by supermarket group

Mark Sweney

08, Sep, 2022 @10:15 AM

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Microsoft takeover of Activision Blizzard raises concerns at UK regulator
Competition watchdog asks companies to address questions, with possible investigation to follow

Alex Hern UK technology editor

01, Sep, 2022 @2:40 PM

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