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Tag: Consumer protection

OfReg’s oversight of water companies

OfReg’s oversight of water companies

| 20/09/2018 | 21 Comments
(Auntie): On Monday I answered a question from a reader who had received an eye-popping bill from Cayman Water (see Consumer hit with US$25K water bill), and said that I had contacted the Utility Regulation and Competition Office (OfReg) for its input and would let readers know when I heard from th [...]

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Does Cayman offer protection to consumers?

Does Cayman offer protection to consumers?

| 24/10/2017 | 15 Comments
A local media house claims it is the ‘most trusted’ news publication, a radio station claims it is ‘number one’. Are there no advertising laws in Cayman that at least require entities to provide evidence of their claims? By the way, did you know I am the best question submitter? Auntie’s a [...]

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Cayman needs to protect consumers

Cayman needs to protect consumers

| 30/10/2016 | 0 Comments
Is there anything here in Cayman like a Trading Standards Organisation? I have to assume not as I am a Caymanian and would probably have heard of it. The reason I ask, I was given the gift of a XXXXX blender which was bought from one of our discount-type stores and after watching a documentary on [ [...]

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