The IoD responds to the Competition and Markets Authority’s annual plan.
In its third year, the CMA has provided much-needed stability to the UK’s merger, acquisition and competitions regime. The IoD proposes a number of measures to improve the CMA even further, including being a louder voice in the public arena.
The IoD firmly believe in free and fair markets in which competition can drive down prices for consumers and drive up the quality of services offered by businesses. While we are always wary of over-zealous government intervention, the Competition and Markets Authority plays a valuable role in ensuring a level playing field within sectors and across the economy more broadly.
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