Locked content UOKiK: few complaints about travel agencies

In 2014 Poles filed few complaints about travel agencies to the Polish Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK), the watchdog said on Friday. Most of the complaints addressed such matters as the agencies’ default to fulfill the terms and conditions of the agreement, e.g. wrong hot...

Locked content Poles complain about telecoms

Poles filed in 2013 a plethora of complaints to the Polish Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK), most of them being telecommunications-related disputes, Dziennik Gazeta Prawna wrote on Wednesday. In the previous year, the Office received 443,000 complaints in total, from which 53,00...

Locked content Telephone marketer fined by UOKiK

A landline telephone service provider Polska Telefonia Stacjonarna (PTS), based in Wrocław, has been investigated by the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK) for unfair business practices. Many customer’s complained for being duped by PTS, formerly known as Telekomunikacja Dzi...

Locked content Bread quality scrutinized

Trade inspectors questioned 50 percent of bread batches investigated. It seems that many loaves of bread controlled by the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK) lacked weight information, product name or producer’s information. A total of 2,800 batches of bread were checked, of...

UOKiK affirms fair fruit prices, farmers protest

Fruit farmers are protesting against what they claim to be a unreasonably low fruit purchase prices. At the same time the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK), released a statement that there is no price fixing involved in the current fruit prices.