Guide

Competing fairly

Introduction

The Competition Act 1998 promotes healthy competition by prohibiting certain anti-competitive behaviour, such as agreeing to fix prices or to carve up markets or abusing market power.

You should be aware of the main rules to avoid breaking the law in your business practices or from becoming a victim of anti-competitive practices. This guide explains what you need to know about competition law in the UK.

This guide will provide information on the basics of competition law and anti-competitive agreements, including what business cartels are and how to report them.