Retailers told to help make IFC more comprehensible

Kidd, Andrew
August 1998
Cabinet Maker;08/07/98, Issue 5100, p6
Trade Publication
Reports on Office of Fair Trading director general John Bridgeman's guest appearance on Radio 4's `Inside Money' program to talk about the consumer credit industry in the Great Britain. Things that consumer credit companies and retailers can do to make interest free credit agreements easier to understand; Tips from Citizens Advice Bureau financial adviser Nick Lord.


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