Consumer Rights Bill: infographics on the new legal regime

Consumer Rights Bill: infographics on the new legal regime

We have been reporting on the Consumer Rights Bill for some time now:

A lot of businesses have heard about it but, for many it may have fallen under their radar.

So what is all the fuss about?

In essence, there seems to be a general consensus across business and consumer groups that existing UK consumer law is unnecessarily complex. It is fragmented and in places unclear: for example, where the law has not kept up with technological change; lacks precision; or where it uses legalese. There are also overlaps and inconsistencies between EU and UK legislation.

The new Consumer Rights Bill will go some way towards fixing these problems. That said, it won't be perfect by any stretch of the imagination. For example, the law won't

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