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uSwitch comments on FCA complaints data

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Commenting on the publication of the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) latest complaints data, Tom Lyon, money expert at uSwitch.com, says: “PPI remains the most complained about financial product making up nearly three …

Consumers could reclaim £1.3 billion of credit from energy suppliers

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More than 11 million households could reclaim a staggering £1.3 billion of credit from energy suppliers following the winter[1] Consumers in credit could reclaim an average of £117[2] Almost one …

Poor telecoms services prevent four million employees from home working

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 A quarter (25%) UK employees have had issues with their broadband or mobile services when working from home over the last year[1] Half of those (46%) have experienced such severe …

Energy price cap would be the death knell for competition

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Commenting on reports that the Prime Minister will announce a price cap on energy bills for customers on Standard Variable Tariffs (SVTs) in the Conservative manifesto, Richard Neudegg, Head of …

First energy price cut of 2017 as Bulb cuts tariff by 2.5%

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Commenting on the news that renewable energy supplier Bulb is to reduce its standard variable tariff by 2.5% from Monday (24 April), Claire Osborne, energy expert at uSwitch.com, says: “Amidst …

Drivers risk higher fines due to satnav addiction

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Three quarters (78%) of drivers in England and Wales now use satnavs or smartphones to guide them on journeys[1] An over-reliance has led to nearly one in five (18%) driving …

Energy bills could rise by up to £414 as fixed deals end

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16 popular fixed deals from seven suppliers are set to end on 30 April[1] Some households could see an energy bill price hike of up to £414 – a whopping …

Second blow for EDF Energy customers as 7.2% price rise announced

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EDF Energy is putting its prices up for the second time this year, by 7.2% or £78 for gas and electricity from 21st June[1] This follows a 5.2% cut to …

uSwitch comments on Vodafone’s axing of roaming charges in 40 countries

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Commenting on plans announced by Vodafone today that it will scrap roaming tariffs in 40 countries, Ernest Doku, telecoms expert at uSwitch.com, comments: “With EU roaming charges due to be …

Half a million mortgage holders raid homes to release cash

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A third of homeowners (32%) who have remortgaged in the last five years have done so to release equity from their property[1] – borrowing £43,918 on average[2] Over half used …