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uSwitch comments on the announcement that Blackberry will stop developing its own handsets

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USWITCH COMMENTS ON THE ANNOUNCEMENT THAT BLACKBERRY WILL STOP DEVELOPING ITS OWN HANDSETS Commenting on the announcement that BlackBerry is to stop developing its own mobile phones, Ernest Doku, mobiles …

Three quarters of consumers want paper tax discs back

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Paper tax discs were scrapped on the 1st October, 2014. Ahead of the two year anniversary, Kasey Cassells, insurance expert at uSwitch.com says: “There is still a place on the …

uSwitch comments on BT’s potential takeover of YouView

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Commenting on BT’s potential takeover of YouView, Ewan Taylor-Gibson, TV and broadband expert at uSwitch.com says: “BT has invested heavily in its sports content, with this being where the current …

uSwitch comments on Ofgem bi-annual survey on how suppliers handle complaints

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Today Ofgem has published its bi-annual survey on how energy suppliers handle complaints. Commenting on the results, Claire Osborne, uSwitch.com energy expert, says: “It’s incredibly disappointing that consumers are becoming …

1 in 4 households face energy bill shock from estimated meter readings

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More than one in four (26%) households submit energy meter readings less than once a quarter, increasing the risk of receiving inaccurate estimated bills[1] When estimated bills are too low, …

uSwitch comments on payday lender CFO Lending being forced to repay £35 million to borrowers

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In response to the FCA’s announcement that payday lender CFO Lending will pay out £35 million in compensation to customers, Tashema Jackson, money expert at uSwitch.com, says: “This ruling is a …

uSwitch comments on launch of ScottishPower ‘PowerUp’ deal

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Today ScottishPower has announced that its customers will be able to buy gas and electricity in bundles of days rather than signing up to standard or fixed price deals. Commenting …

uSwitch comments on anniversary of current account seven day switching service

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Commenting on the three year anniversary of the Current Account Switch Service Tashema Jackson, money expert at uSwitch.com, says: “Over three million people have switched their current account in the last three years …

uSwitch comments on proposals to cap prepayment meter warrant charges for consumers in debt

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Ofgem has today published proposals to cap charges for installing prepayment meters under warrant. Commenting on the news, Claire Osborne, uSwitch.com energy expert, says: “Ofgem figures suggest energy customers could …

Driverless cars to wipe out road etiquette, say motorists

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Three quarters (75%) of motorists say driverless cars will spell the end of courteous driving[1] Flashing your lights (51%), letting cars out of side streets (32%) and being considerate to …