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uSwitch comments on Bulb reaching 100,000 customers

Commenting on the news that green energy supplier, Bulb, has reached 100,000 customers this week, Claire Osborne, energy expert at uSwitch.com, says: “Bulb is a true small supplier success story. …

Energy billing blunders cost consumers over £100 million

Almost 1.3 million energy customers have been overcharged in the last year due to supplier mistakes[1] Households were overcharged by an average of £79 each – a total of £102 …

8 million households have already switched the heating on as Britain shivers through the summer

A staggering three in 10 Brits – the equivalent of over 8 million households – have already turned their central heating on after weeks of awful weather[1] A further 4.6 …

One in three Brits already worrying about this winter’s bills as uSwitch reveals the nation’s energy switching habits

A third (32%) of households are already worried about this winter’s energy bills[1] and over a half (55%) are struggling with their household finances[2] Shock findings come as British Gas’ …

3 million British Gas customers face 12.5% electricity bill hike

The UK’s biggest energy supplier, British Gas, is to hike electricity prices by 12.5% or £76 from 15 September[1], blaming rising policy and network costs A typical dual fuel customer …

More fixed energy deals ending this summer than ever before – as July bills are set to go up by £399

50 deals are set to end this summer compared to 33 in the same period last year[1] 14 popular fixed deals from eight suppliers are ending this month[2] Households could …

uSwitch comments on latest Energy UK switching figures

Commenting on today’s figures from Energy UK which show a 12% increase in switching electricity supplier in June 2017 compared to last year, Claire Osborne, energy expert at uSwitch.com, says: …

uSwitch comments on Ofgem proposals to help vulnerable consumers and speed up switching

Commenting on Ofgem’s proposals to support vulnerable households and encourage greater competition in the retail energy market for the benefit of customers, Richard Neudegg, Head of Regulation at uSwitch.com said: …

Seven in ten Brits stuck on expensive Standard Variable Tariffs but half the population don’t even realise it

Seven in ten (17 million) customers are on poor value standard variable tariffs (SVTs), overpaying by up to £288 a year each[1] But one in two (52%) do not believe …

uSwitch comments on the Queen’s Speech 

Commenting on the Queen’s Speech today and the Government’s pledge to help reduce energy bills, Richard Neudegg, Head of Regulation at uSwitch.com, says: “Our mission to help consumers save money …