Watchdog the Office of Fair Trading has announced new rules for firms who sign customers up to recurring payments for services such as insurance.
The new principles are for continuous payment authorities (CPAs), which are also used to collect renewal payments for services such as broadband and payday lending.
COMMENT RULES: Comments that are judged to be defamatory, abusive or in bad taste are not acceptable and contributors who consistently fall below certain criteria will be permanently blacklisted. The moderator will not enter into debate with individual contributors and the moderator’s decision is final. It is Belfast Telegraph policy to close comments on court cases, tribunals and active legal investigations. We may also close comments on articles which are being targeted for abuse. Problems with commenting? firstname.lastname@example.org