Householders urged to stock up on heating oil

Householders are being urged to stock up on heating oil now in a new campaign backed by the Government. Initiated by industry and consumer groups, the ‘Buy Oil Early’ campaign is advising people who use heating oil to shop around for the best deal. DECC is also encouraging householders to buy oil as soon as […]

Nine in ten Brits want public inquiry into power of Big Six

Nine out of ten Brits want a public inquiry into the power of Big Six energy companies, claims Friends of the Earth (FOE). The environmental group revealed the figure from its latest survey of 1,000 people to promote its ‘Final Demand’ petition. It is calling for an independent investigation into the Big Six’s power over […]

Energy firms mustn’t fight for territory at cost of consumers

Consumers could be at risk in the jockeying for a bigger slice of the retail market by energy companies. The warning comes from the chief of the Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB), Gillian Guy, who has made a plea to the energy industry to pull together on behalf of vulnerable customers. Her comments come after the […]