A recent parliamentary written answer has shed more light on the Buses Bill, after the shadow transport minister asked about the impact of franchising on competition where existing assets are retained.
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) block exemption which enables multi-operator ticketing schemes to work without risk of being challenged by competition law is likely to be extended for a further 10 years when it […]
A Masters student studying at the University of Stirling has received an early Christmas present from First Midland Bluebird, winning a £3,000 dream holiday to any destination worldwide in a free prize draw.
New Competition Commission evidence shows operators protecting ‘core’ territories The Competition Commission (CC) has concluded some large bus companies, particularly in the North East of England, have taken action which has had an adverse effect […]
Swansea-based 2Travel brings High Court action, claiming damages for lost profits and the failure of its business Cardiff Bus will face a court hearing in March which could determine whether the municipally-owned operator survives. The […]
Banks are inherently monopolistic, says business secretary Vince Cable. Britain’s banking system needs an injection of genuine competition to end a “rip-off culture” ingrained in the existing market, Cable said last week. He accused “monopolistic” […]