Energy contract rollovers could be useful “trigger”

Businesses being rolled onto a new energy tariff when their contract runs out could be a good “trigger” to act according to a consumer group. Ofgem has shied away from banning rollovers outright, on Friday announcing it will cut the number of days’ notice a business can give to switch supplier to 30 days rather […]

Should auto-rollover energy contracts be banned?

With businesses being locked into energy contracts as a result of automatic rollovers, usually having to face higher bills, should Ofgem ban them altogther? ELN Reporter Priyanka Shrestha looks at how small firms have been affected and what the energy regulator and suppliers should be doing to help.

Domino effect: SSE latest to scrap energy contract rollovers

SSE is scrapping a system where it automatically rolls over energy contracts for small businesses. Today it announced that from April 2014, companies with fewer than 10 employees which use less than a certain amount of gas or electricity a year will no longer have their contract rolled over. The company is the third of […]