The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has published its final report following a market study into the use of price comparison sites and other apps.
The year-long examination found that these sites offer a range of benefits, including helping people shop around by making it easier to compare prices and forcing businesses to up their game. But where sites are not working in people's best interests, the CMA said that it is taking action. As part of this, it is opening a competition law investigation into how one site has set up its contracts with insurers, because it suspects this may result in higher home insurance prices. The CMA has...
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