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Advertising watchdog lifts sanctions on Viagogo

The ASA has lifted sanctions placed on Viagogo after it changed the way it displayed prices

4 September 2018

Olly Murs concerts cancelled after promoter stops trading – can you get a refund?

Olly Murs fans have been left out of pocket after two of the singer's tour dates were cancelled

20 July 2017

'Four £66 Ed Sheeran tickets cost me £1,400 – but I got my money back'

Gig-goers have been left hundreds of pounds out of pocket following a 'hiccup' on the Viagogo site

3 February 2017

Second-hand ticket sites investigated amid 'transparency concerns'

The CMA has warned it will take action against secondary ticketing websites found to be flouting consumer law

19 December 2016

Ticket booking fees 'getting beyond a joke'

Which? launches a push to reform fees that can add over a third extra to the cost of music, comedy and theatre tickets

17 December 2013

Credit and debit card fee clampdown begins

Firms will no longer be able to charge excessive credit and debit card fees when new rules come into force tomorrow

5 April 2013

Government to ban surcharges on debit and credit card payments on flights, concert tickets and more

The move follows a call by the OFT for the fees, often added in the final stages of a transaction, to be banned on debit cards

23 December 2011

Tesco launches fee free concert ticket service

Consumers can now buy concert tickets without incurring booking fees or card charges, which many companies add on

3 June 2011

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