Energy switching drops to a new low

April saw the fewest switches recorded in a single month since 2012, according to a new report

Industry responds to Ofgem’s proposals for four-time-a-year price cap update

The proposals have received mixed feedback

‘Nearly 1.5m households will be left unable to pay for energy bills and food’

London and Scotland are predicted to become the worst-hit areas by the crisis

Overwhelming case for windfall tax on energy companies, says Tesco Chairman

The boss of the retail giant has said customers are “extremely stretched” because of price rises

Centrica expects annual profits to rise

British Gas has pledged to hire 500 staff to help customers with rising bills

Ofgem vows to take “robust action” to tackle “unfair” direct debit rises

The regulator has pledged to take “robust enforcement” if claims over hiking charges prove correct

Rishi Sunak hints at new measures to ease pain from soaring energy bills

The Chancellor has said the government will do what it can to ease the cost of living crisis

Council to pay extra £4.5m following ScottishPower’s exit from commercial energy market

The local authority could spend £26 million on total energy costs, according to a report

Two business models ‘are to blame for energy firm collapses’

Ofgem-appointed consultants have published findings of a review on the root causes of recent supplier failures

Quarter of consumers ‘see energy direct debits double’

For British Gas, Shell and Octopus Energy customers that figure is 30%, says survey