Groupon given deadline to improve in the UK

GrouponI thought this news I was just reading relevant to many readers and viewers of WordPress as Groupon is an app on many a smartphone these days. The laws in the UK to protect customers are wide ranging and protect the consumer really well, so its good that the Office of Fair Trading (I guess similar to the USA and Canada’s, Better Business Bureau) has issued this warning.

“Voucher company Groupon has been given three months to improve the way it operates by a UK regulator.

An investigation by the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) found “widespread” examples of breaches of consumer protection rules.

The OFT has specific concerns over “pricing, advertising, refunds, unfair terms, and the diligence of its interactions with merchants”.

Groupon has agreed to change to ensure honesty with customers.”

Read more from BBC News HERE