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uSwitch responds to draft energy price cap bill

Commenting on the publication of the Government’s draft bill to introduce a price cap on energy bills, Head of Regulation at uSwitch.com, Richard Neudegg says:  “The proposal for a widespread price cap verges on negligence by …

uSwitch responds to Ofgem proposals to help vulnerable households

Ofgem proposes extending the pre-payment safeguard tariff to 1 million recipients of the Warm Home Discount on standard meters uSwitch welcomes moves to target help for those who need most support, but reiterates …

Households owe £318 million to energy suppliers before winter begins

Energy debt rises 9%: households start autumn £318 million in debt to their energy suppliers – at a time when they should be in credit[1] One in ten – the …

uSwitch comments on draft bill on energy price caps

Theresa May has announced that the Government will bring forward a draft bill next week to introduce a price cap on energy bills. Commenting on the news; Richard Neudegg, Head …

uSwitch responds to MPs’ calls for a widespread price cap on energy bills

Commenting on calls from MPs for the Government to introduce a widespread price cap on domestic energy bills, Head of Regulation at uSwitch.com, Richard Neudegg, said: “A widespread price cap …

uSwitch responds to CMA’s digital comparison tools market study final report

Commenting on the CMA’s digital comparison tools market study final report, Richard Neudegg, Head of Regulation at uSwitch.com, says: “The CMA’s final report on digital comparison tools highlights how comparison services …

uSwitch comments on 30% increase in August electricity switching figures

Commenting on the latest Energy UK figures, which show that electricity switching in August increased 30% compared to last year[1], Claire Osborne, energy expert at uSwitch.com, says: “This August, Britain’s biggest …

British Gas customers face £230 million price hike next Friday

British Gas standard electricity tariff increases by 12.5% from Friday 15 September[1] Three million households will see their bills rise from £1044 to £1120 – a massive £236 million price …

Six million homes risk inaccurate energy bills this winter

More than a fifth of households (21%) don’t submit regular energy meter readings, exposing them to inaccurate estimated bills[1] On average, while two thirds of energy customers (67%) found themselves …

uSwitch comments on news that switching will become easier for customers with restricted use meters

Commenting on the news that the Competition and Markets authority is to remove barriers to switching for energy customers on restricted use meters, Emma Bush, energy expert at uSwitch.com, said: …