Health and fitness operators and the OFT investigation into unfair terms
The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has concluded its investigation into the membership terms of health and fitness operators. The investigation cast a spotlight on unfair terms in consumer contracts and unfair trading practices.
In August 2011, the OFT secured an enforcement order in the High Court preventing Ashbourne Management Services Ltd, a gym management company, and its directors from recommending, using or relying on certain unfair contract terms, which breached the Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts Regulations 1999, and prohibiting a number of its debt collection practices, which breached the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008…
If you are registered and logged in to the site, click on the link below to read the rest of the Walker Morris briefing. If not, please register or sign in with your details below.
Sign in or Register to continue reading this article
It's quick, easy and free!
It takes just 5 minutes to register. Answer a few simple questions and once completed you’ll have instant access.Register now
Why register to The Lawyer
In-depth, expert analysis into the stories behind the headlines from our leading team of journalists.
Identify the major players and business opportunities within a particular region through our series of free, special reports.
Receive your pick of The Lawyer's daily and weekly email newsletters, tailored by practice area, region and job function.
More relevant to you
To continue providing the best analysis, insight and news across the legal market we are collecting some information about who you are, what you do and where you work to improve The Lawyer and make it more relevant to you.
News from Walker Morris
News from The Lawyer
Briefings from Walker Morris
A number of market features gives rise to an adverse effect on competition, says CMA.
The FBI ’Darkode’ arrests are just the tip of the iceberg. This briefing highlights risks to you in five key areas.
Analysis from The Lawyer
Which firms are cutting it in this era of slimline rosters, and who are the GC new brooms making clean sweeps? The Lawyer can reveal all
The law school war shows no signs of ending. But we have, perhaps, reached the end of the beginning.