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Price rise and deal ending double whammy sees energy bills hike by over £400 this summer

 Nearly 100 fixed energy deals are set to end during May and June, affecting over half a million homes[1] Customers face bill hikes of up to £401 – a whopping …

Homeowners set to tackle DIY over the Bank Holiday, but ten million are not covered should disaster strike

Ten million UK homeowners are unaware that DIY or home renovations can invalidate their insurance if they fail to notify their provider first[1] A third (37%) have performed home improvement …

uSwitch comments on ASA’s changes to advertised broadband speeds

Commenting on the ASA’s changes to the way broadband speeds are advertised from tomorrow, Ewan Taylor-Gibson, broadband expert at uSwitch.com says: “Under new ASA rules, the way broadband speeds are advertised is changing. …

World Cup woes: Brits risk £3,700 roaming bill in Russia

Brits heading on a two-week trip to Russia risk racking up a phone bill of £3,696[1] – more than the cost of a four star family holiday to LA[2] As …

uSwitch comments on Ofcom’s pricing trends for telecoms services

Commenting on Ofcom’s pricing trends data for telecoms services, Richard Neudegg, Head of Regulation at uSwitch.com, says: “Today‘s report from Ofcom indicates that the gap between the price of entry level superfast services …

uSwitch comments on latest Energy UK switching figures

Commenting on the latest Energy UK electricity switching figures, Shona Eyre, uSwitch.com energy expert, says: “In April three of the big six energy suppliers hiked their prices and customers have …

Seven million Brits claim to be living debt free despite owing millions, UK’s debt profile reveals

Seven million Brits don’t consider they are in debt, despite having at least one credit agreement with a lender[1] Three quarters (74%) of consumers[1] are in debt owing a total …

More price rise pain for one million customers as npower hikes bills

npower is raising gas and electricity prices for one million customers from 17th June[1] Bills will increase by £64 from £1,166 to £1,230[1] – the equivalent of £64 million nationwide[2] …

Bank of England holding base rate at 0.5% a relief for mortgage holders

Commenting on the Bank of England’s decision to hold interest rates at 0.5%, Tashema Jackson, money expert at uSwitch.com, says: “The news that the Bank of England has kept its …

uSwitch comments on Ofcom’s research on broadband speeds

Commenting on Ofcom’s research on broadband speeds, Richard Neudegg, head of regulation at uSwitch.com, says: “Ofcom’s report on the state of the nation’s broadband speeds shows that the UK’s connectivity is moving in the right …