Flood of new energy tariffs ‘could bamboozle customers’

More than 1,300 energy tariffs are to “flood” the market as the removal of the four-tariff rule comes into effect. Independent energy supplier First Utility warns consumers could be “completely bamboozled” as a result of Ofgem removing the restrictions. Although the rule was officially removed last week, suppliers were free to start offering more than […]

New Ofgem rules to cut energy bills ‘backfire’

New Ofgem rules intended to cut energy bills will leave some SSE customers out of pocket as the supplier plans to scrap its cheaper tariffs, it has been revealed. Regulations imposed by Ofgem’s Retail Market Review limit energy suppliers to offering four different tariffs and were meant to reduce bills by forcing suppliers to put […]

British Gas simplifies bills and tariffs

British Gas has this week brought out a “radical” new bill design and a new tariff which it says will simplify charges for its domestic customers. It comes as part of a government shake-up of the retail energy market, called the Retail Market Review, designed to make the sector better for customers. The new tariff […]