Energy Regulations

16 August

Rise in gas prices could see energy suppliers go bust

Renewable energy deadlines and record highs on the UK gas market mean a string of small suppliers could potentially go bust by the end of August.

05 July

Are energy prices putting your business under pressure?

Over half of Britain’s micro-businesses feel the rising cost of energy, and the terms under which providers demand payments, is putting their future in doubt.

14 June

How to stop your energy supplier installing a prepayment meter

Energy firms have come under fire for forcing too many customers to use prepaid meters, but can you stop your supplier from installing one?

31 August

What to do if your energy supplier goes bust

What would you do if your energy supplier went bust? We answer your questions to make you’re not left in the dark if your energy provider goes out of business.

24 June

Coronavirus energy amnesty is over

It seems the coronavirus energy amnesty is over as Ofgem tells suppliers they can chase unpaid energy bills again. More bad news for beleaguered households?

26 February

Is it safe to switch to a smaller business energy supplier?

If you're switching business energy supplier, you may see a range of smaller operators offering cheaper rates. But is it safe to go with a smaller supplier?

30 January

Ovo pays £8.9m for overcharging customers

Ovo will have to pay an £8.9 million settlement to customers after Ofgem found it had been billing customers incorrectly, or not at all, from 2015 to 2018.

14 January

Don’t get stung by backdated energy bills

Has your energy supplier tried to claim backdated payments on your bills? Did you know they can only backdate payments for 12 months? Find out more here.

03 January

Ofgem August power cut fines

Ofgem fines three electricity suppliers a total of £10.5m after a power cut in August left over a million people with no electricity and caused travel chaos.

14 November

Centrica fights energy price cap in court

Centrica has won a court battle with Ofgem over the way it calculated the cap on energy prices.