• Competition & Markets Authority threatens lastminute.com with legal action | News

    The Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) has wanted lastminute.com it faces legal action unless it pays a number of outstanding refunds to customers. The company signed formal undertakings in December which committed it to pay out over £7 million to more than 9,000 customers when their holidays were cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic. All those affected were due to get their money back by the end of January. However, the company still owes over £1 million to 2,600 customers, with consumer rights organisation Which? calling for action earlier this week. The CMA said lastminute.com also failed to meet its ongoing commitment to repay all customers entitled to a refund…