Centrica announces 5,000 job cuts for second half of 2020

The news comes as part of the announcement of a business-wide restructure at the energy giant, designed to create a “simpler, leaner” business focused on customer delivery

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Nearly 600,000 energy customers switched supplier in March

Overall, switching is up by 10% in 2020 compared to the year before

Almost 13m UK households ‘owed £1.7bn by energy supplier’

That’s according to new research from Uswitch, which notes as winter ends, 46% of households are due a refund from their energy provider

Igloo Energy announces up to 30% price cut for gas customers

The challenger firm says reductions will vary due to differences in the cost of distributing gas regionally across the UK

Bulb appointed to take on Gnergy’s customers

Energy regulator Ofgem has selected the challenger firm to cater for consumers signed up to the failed supplier

Gnergy Ltd goes bust

The gas and electricity supplier, which had around 9,000 domestic customers and a small number of non-domestic customers, is ceasing to trade

Bulb cuts gas rates but steps up power prices

The firm, which has more than 1.6 million customers in the UK, says the changes are driven by falling wholesale gas prices and higher electricity network and policy costs respectively

Igloo Energy ensures chilled out customers by joining Energy Switch Guarantee

The initiative, set up by industry body Energy UK, aims to make the process of switching supplier easier, fairer and smoother for customers

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Nearly 450,000 customers switched energy supplier in January

That’s according to Energy UK’s latest electricity switching figures, which reveal this is up 17% compared with January last year, when 382,665 people made the switch

Switching broke half-million milestone in November

Energy UK suggests total figures for the year are already equal with 2018’s record of 5.8 million switches