E.ON to scrap cold-call doorstep sales?

The boss of energy supplier E.ON today said his firm is looking at ditching doorstep selling as part of a “reset” of the firm’s pricing and operations. The previously industry-wide practice has recently attracted controversy after a number of legal cases found some suppliers had been “misleading” customers. Several firms including SSE have now scrapped […]

Energy giants slam door on cold calling

The six major energy firms in the UK have agreed to not doorstep customers who have said no to cold calling. In the past, residents who lived in recognised ‘no cold calling zones’ were nevertheless visited by energy agents. Now, following a campaign by watchdog Consumer Focus and the Trading Standards Institute, British Gas, EDF […]