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Uswitch comments on the Government's update to the Energy Price Guarantee

Richard Neudegg, director of regulation at Uswitch.com, comments: “This continues to be a very difficult period for households who are trying to manage their finances...

Four in five consumers say mid-contract mobile and broadband price rises are unfair as millions face hikes next April

Four in five consumers say mid-contract mobile and broadband price rises are unfair[1], as 25 million mobile users and 10 million households on broadband deals face hikes...

Uswitch comments on Octopus Energy buying Bulb

Richard Neudegg, director of regulation at Uswitch.com, comments: “Bulb’s customers have been in limbo for almost a year, without any clarity on what would be next after the...

Energy Crisis: Prepayment meter numbers rise for the first time since 2019 — with thousands more facing risk of self-disconnection

The energy crisis has reversed a long-term trend for falling numbers of prepayment meters[1], putting thousands more households at risk of self-disconnection...

Uswitch responds to the increase in CPI figures for UK inflation

Richard Neudegg, director of regulation at Uswitch.com, comments: “Today’s Consumer Price Index (CPI) figures for inflation will make unhappy reading for many broadband and mobile...

Uswitch comments on energy supplier failings in supporting vulnerable customers

Justina Miltienyte, head of policy at Uswitch.com, said: “This winter is set to be extremely difficult for vulnerable households, and it’s never been more important that...

Uswitch comments on Liz Truss’s energy price guarantee

After endless reports of ever-increasing price predictions, consumers will be breathing a sigh of relief. Finally there’s a plan that removes the uncertainty of quarterly price...

Uswitch comments on Ofgem's new price cap announcement

Richard Neudegg, director of regulation at Uswitch.com, comments: “Here is the signal that the summer holidays are over. After seemingly endless predictions, the true magnitude of the October energy price cap is now clear...

Uswitch comments on latest Cornwall Insight predictions for the October and January price caps

Justina Miltienyte, head of policy at Uswitch.com, said: “Every week brings more bad news about how high the price cap is likely to soar, and these latest suggestions must stir the...