The UK’s elderly are falling prey to energy suppliers’ appalling billing processes causing unwanted and unnecessary stress and burden.
E.ON was found to fail several elderly customers who were forced to pay exorbitant amounts on their energy bills. Two separate incidents involving retirees were reported, in which they had to pay thousands for billing errors that are beyond their control.
Residents in the UK could soon enjoy faster WiFi thanks to the changes the industry watchdog Ofcom decided on last month. Ofcom’s future-ready plans for WiFi connectivity will help meet the increasing demand for high-speed internet.
This timely news is set to benefit the rising number of work-from-home employees who need reliable connections to ensure that work is delivered promptly, regardless of location.
Energy industry regulator Ofgem introduced a set of proposals that will make the energy networks of Great Britain more robust and Eco-friendly. The upfront funding of £25 billion will be poured into projects that will deliver clean energy for consumers. An additional £10 billion could potentially be added to push for transformation in the energy sector.
There are many bizarre issues that customers face regarding their energy supply, but high up on the list is paying debts that the customers do not owe.
Several customers have relayed their bad experiences with getting hounded by suppliers for numerous bills they allegedly owed,
In the UK, heating accounts for over one-third of greenhouse gas emissions, which also makes heating the largest single source of the country’s carbon emissions. Experts and academics warn that the decarbonisation targets might not be met if no steps are taken to improve the heating supply and ban new gas boilers.
Water companies recently revealed in a report that the leakages from pipes had gone down to record-low levels since the industry started monitoring this aspect in the mid-1990s.
The report showed that the water quality in the UK remains at a very high standard and also showed improvements in supply figures including a decrease in supply interruptions and water consumption.