Npower and E.ON, two of the UK’s Big Six suppliers, have cut their ties with the primary trade association of the country’s energy industry. Their reason for this decision is Energy UK’s bourgeoning membership fees that they deem are ‘too steep’ to pay.
In response, Energy UK recognised the increasingly challenging market environment
Residents of the UK are urged to be vigilant as text scammers posing as NHS contact tracers have started spread. Charities and cybersecurity experts warned that the elderly and vulnerable people are likely to be tricked by these scams. Everyone, especially the elderly and vulnerable, should be cautious at all times before giving out personal information.
As the coronavirus crisis continues, water suppliers are airing their concern over the surge of demand for water amid the lockdown. Several water companies have called on consumers to ‘Save Water’ but also not to stop handwashing as per the government’s directive.
Energy bills are one of the most significant expenses in every UK household and business premises. This indispensable utility can be costly in the long run, which is why consumers are always on the lookout for a reasonable deal in the market.
The Phone-paid Services Authority or PSA has recently imposed a fine on Irich Info Technology Ltd as it committed two ‘very serious’ breaches of the Code of Practice.
After an investigation, the industry watchdog found that the company has failed to divulge information to the PSA. Irich has also breached the ‘consent to market’ portion of the Code.
In 2018, Big Six energy suppliers Npower and SSE were given the go-ahead by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) to merge their retail operations, supposedly docking the group to a Big Five. However, the proposal has failed to see signatures on paper