Centrica CFO quits after less than a year in post

Kate Ringrose, who has been with Centrica for 16 years and has most recently been Group Financial Controller, will take over as CFO with immediate effect

British Gas engineers start five-day strike over pay and conditions

GMB union said it is the ‘first national gas strike in a decade’

Centrica introduces new low-cost, ‘hassle-free’ brand British Gas Evolve

The new service will offer 100% renewable electricity and help customers reduce their usage and carbon footprint

Centrica powers 32 double-decker e-buses in Manchester

The e-bus fleet is forecast to save an estimated 920,000 litres of diesel a year and reduce annual carbon dioxide by 2,400 tonnes

British Gas buys failing supplier Robin Hood Energy’s customer base

The failing supplier, run by Nottingham City Council, has made around 230 staff redundant

British Gas paid £1.48m to prepayment customers for ‘mishandled changes’

British Gas will make payments of £1.73 million in total for ‘failing to inform’ its customers for a change in a top up provider for prepayment customers

British Gas Energy Trust launches £800k funding for households with energy debts

The funding will enhance the capacity of up to nine energy advice charities in nine areas most affected by the pandemic

Centrica sells North American business for $3.6bn

The move is expected to help the energy giant reduce the debt and focus on the UK and Irish markets

Centrica announces 5,000 job cuts for second half of 2020

The news comes as part of the announcement of a business-wide restructure at the energy giant, designed to create a “simpler, leaner” business focused on customer delivery

Gab Barbaro, Managing Director at British Gas Business, talks net zero

Watch the full interview on our sister platform future Net Zero