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Loyal Brits missing out on car insurance savings of £1.7 billion a year

Motorists could save over £1.7 billion a year by switching to a black box car insurance policy, but only 5% of UK drivers currently have one[1] The top barriers to …

uSwitch comments on Andrew Bailey’s interview in today’s Guardian about the looming debt crisis

Commenting on the call from the chief financial regulator, Andrew Bailey, Chief Executive of the Financial Conduct Authority, for government to tackle the looming debt crisis, Tom Lyon, money expert …

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 …

10 years on from Northern Rock, households continue to struggle as bills rise ten times faster than income

Essential bills soar by 20% in a decade – ten times faster than household income at 2%[1] Real household disposable income falls by 33% since 2007[2] Increase in gas (59%), …

uSwitch comments on the launch of the new iPhone 8 and iPhone X

Commenting on the launch of the new Apple iPhones, Ernest Doku, mobiles expert at uSwitch.com, says: “On the ten year anniversary of the iPhone, Apple was always going to have …

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 increase in bank complaints

Commenting on the increase in complaints about banks released by the Financial Ombudsman today, Tom Lyon, money expert at uSwitch.com, says: “It is unacceptable that the quality of banks’ services …

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: …

uSwitch comments on the launch of Vodafone’s VOXI and Three’s SMARTY

Commenting on the launch of newcomers to the SIM-only space – Vodafone’s VOXI and Three’s SMARTY – Ernest Doku, mobiles expert at uSwitch.com, says: “The arrival of Vodafone’s VOXI and Three’s announcement of …