UK energy networks appeal against Ofgem’s price control

The appeals largely focus on the allowed return on investment and the way Ofgem calculated the costs the companies would spend on maintaining and investing in their networks over the next five years

Around 40% of businesses’ online green claims ‘could be misleading’

The research found some websites were using ‘vague claims and unclear language’, including terms such as ‘eco’ or ‘sustainable’ or reference to ‘natural products’ without adequate explanation or evidence of the claims

Competition watchdog issues information to help businesses achieve sustainability goals

The CMA believes it is important competition law does not become an ‘unnecessary obstacle’ to sustainable development and businesses are not deterred from taking part in lawful environmental initiatives

UK competition watchdog launches market study into EV charging sector

It is considering how to ensure the sector works well for consumers now and in the future, which will help to build trust in the service and address any competition issues

Competition watchdog to investigate if ‘eco-friendly’ claims are misleading

The CMA is concerned the surge in demand for green products and services could incentivise some businesses to make misleading, vague or false claims about the environmental impacts of their products

Competition watchdog to examine Ofwat’s price review after appeals

Last December, the regulator said water companies across England and Wales must cut their bills by 12% before 2025

Prosafe and Floatel merger falls through

The decision follows an in-depth investigation by the Competition and Markets Authority which highlighted serious competition concerns

Yorkshire Water rejects Ofwat’s price determination and seeks CMA appeal

Last December, the regulator said water companies across England and Wales must cut their bills by 12% before 2025

SSE completes sale of retail unit to OVO Energy for £500m

The deal makes OVO one of the biggest suppliers in Britain, now serving almost five million customers

Ofgem investigates if Utilita overcharged energy prepayment meter customers

The regulator said the opening of the probe does not imply any findings have been made about non-compliance by the supplier