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uSwitch comments on ONS Crime Survey stats

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Commenting on the publication of the Office of National Statistics (ONS) Crime Survey stats, which show that bank and credit account fraud make up over two-thirds of reported cybercrime incidents …

19th January will be Britain’s poorest day with a third of consumers unable to meet all their financial commitments

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Thursday 19th is poorest day of the year[1] as Brits wait up to 45 days between their December and January paydays[2] December is the highest spending month of the year …

uSwitch comments on Ofcom fining EE for overcharging mobile customers

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Commenting on the announcement that EE has been fined £2.7m by Ofcom for overcharging its mobile customers, Richard Neudegg, head of regulation at uSwitch.com, comments: “The size of this fine …

uSwitch comments on CMA announcement that Bacs will deliver improvements to the Current Account Switch Service

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Commenting on the announcement from the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) that it has accepted undertakings from Bacs Payment Schemes Ltd (Bacs) to deliver the improvements required by the CMA retail banking …

uSwitch comments on increase in electricity switching figures

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Commenting on today’s announcement from Energy UK that the overall number of electricity switches in 2016 reached a three year high of 4.8 million[1], Emma Bush, energy expert at uSwitch.com, says: …

Energy spending set to rise this weekend as snow blasts Britain

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 Household energy spending to surge as Brits brace themselves for weekend of snow uswitch.com urges consumers to check they are on the best deal to avoid budget busting energy bills …

uSwitch comments on launch of HTC U Ultra and Play handsets

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Commenting on the launch of HTC U Ultra and Play handsets, Ernest Doku, mobiles expert at uSwitch.com, says: “HTC has long been rumoured to be working on a smartphone that …

Love for traditional features see Brits favour maps and alarm clocks over new-fangled smartphone technology

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Nostalgia trip: GPS (42%), messaging apps like WhatsApp (36%) and built-in alarm clocks (35%) are universally considered the most useful mobile features, miles ahead of new-fangled functions like the iris …

Muddled mileage puts Brits at risk of overpaying on their motor insurance

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Over a quarter of drivers (27%) guess their annual mileage, risking overpaying or even invalidating their car insurance policy[1] On average drivers overestimate the distance between cities by 14%[2] Nearly …

Staying loyal to energy companies costs customers nearly £4 billion per year

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Loyal energy customers languishing on standard variable tariffs collectively pay £3.6 billion more per year than if they were on the cheapest deal available[1] British Gas has the largest number …