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

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

Fire officers issue stark warning as energy bills skyrocket

People turn to open fires instead of switching on central gas heating

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

Government faces calls for ‘Cost of Living Minister’ as energy bills soar

Ministers are urged to “do everything possible” to help struggling households

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