Energy switching service exits the market

Flipper said it can no longer offer the service its customers expect

Wholesale energy costs now ‘burn’ switching service of comparison website

Compare The Market decided to “temporarily stop” offering energy quotes through its website amid “this period of uncertainty”

Nearly 28% of families with kids at home ‘struggle to pay energy bills’

Energy bills have now reached a two-year high, according to new research

‘EVs now cheaper to insure than petrol or diesel cars’

Drivers could save up to £133 if they switch to the cheapest EV premium from the average premium for an internal combustion vehicle

Average household energy bills in 2020 ‘fell to the lowest level since 2017’

The average energy bills of UK households in 2020 dropped by £172 from 2019, according to new research

Energy price cap ‘disincentivises customers from switching’

New research from comparethemarket reveals domestic switching levels have fallen since the energy price cap was introduced in January 2019

Almost 3m elderly people turn off heating as ‘they cannot afford energy bills’

New research shows 18% of people over 65 are on ‘uncompetitive’ Standard Variable Tariffs

Energy comparison sites “hiding best deals”

They’re meant to help people find the best deal by showing different energy tariffs next to each other. But online price comparison sites were accused of hiding the cheapest tariffs from customers today, in favour of deals which will give themselves a cut. The owners of rival energy business The Big Deal – which lets […]