We’ve all been there, wading through the endless phone menus, queues and scripted conversations
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Wednesday 12 June 2013
Electricity prices are set to fall after the energy regulator pledged to “break the stranglehold” of the Big Six energy suppliers.
Friday 26 April 2013
Friday 05 April 2013
Who's been caught lying this week? One of the 'big six', I presume?
Friday 22 March 2013
How much is a price promise worth? That obviously depends on what the promise says. In the home energy market, there have been plenty of false promises from suppliers seemingly focused only on squeezing extra profits out of hard-up people.
Tuesday 22 January 2013
Npower has been rated the worst power supplier in Britain for the second year in a row.
Wednesday 16 January 2013
G4S, the outsourcing group at the centre of last year's Olympic security fiasco, has won a meter-reading contract with British Gas worth £150m.
Friday 16 November 2012
Around 8.5 million households are to be hit with a 6% rise in their energy bills today as British Gas becomes the latest utility giant to hike its tariffs.
Government's fuel handout scheme aimed to help those in fuel poverty 'failing' due to lack of awareness
Wednesday 17 October 2012
A government scheme aimed to help those in fuel poverty is failing, a charity warns today.
Scottish Power becomes fourth major firm to announce rate hikes, leaving 2.3 million extra households facing higher energy bills
Monday 15 October 2012
Around 2.3 million more households were told they face higher energy bills today when Scottish Power became the fourth major firm to announce rate hikes with winter just around the corner.
Friday 12 October 2012
Both companies blamed rising costs largely outside their control
Saturday 29 September 2012
With energy price hikes on the cards, the battle to find the best gas and electricity rates is hotting up.
Saturday 23 June 2012
Banks, insurers and energy providers are forcing their customers to use expensive phone lines to contact them. But new customers can call for free, a new report from Which? has revealed this week.
Friday 11 May 2012
The crisis in Spain is by no means limited to its banks, as its vast power corporation Iberdrola, owner of Scottish Power, made clear yesterday.
Wednesday 11 April 2012
The Big Six energy firms have agreed to tell customers if they’re overpaying for home energy and show them how to switch to a better deal.
Thursday 05 April 2012
Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
Greece crisis: IMF was pushed around by Angela Merkel and Nicholas Sarkozy – and now it is being humiliated
Forget little green men – aliens will look like humans, says Cambridge University evolution expert
'I wish the BBC would stop calling it Islamic State' – David Cameron unleashes frustration at broadcaster
Greece crisis: The wider lesson is that it’s time to abandon this failed experiment in currencies
Girl, 7, stares down hate preacher at Ohio festival with pro-LGBT rainbow flag gesture
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- 4 North Korean defector flees to Finland 'with evidence of chemical testing on humans'
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