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18 energy suppliers overcharged more than 1m customers

18 energy suppliers overcharged more than 1m customers: More than one million customers have been overcharged by almost 18 energy suppliers as they failed to follow price protection rules. This found that customers were overcharged over £7.2 million as suppliers failed to protect prices when they decided to switch tariiffs or companies, this is according…
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Uptake of Time of Use tariffs still low, but set to increase

Uptake of Time of Use tariffs still low, but set to increase: Research from Cornwall Insight’s ‘Connected homes insight service’ has found both suppliers and consumers have made tentative steps to explore Time of Use (ToU) tariffs. However, adoption of these tariffs is anecdotally low at the moment, and ambitious innovation and slow industry processes…
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66% of branded food packaging is not fully recyclable

66% of branded food packaging is not fully recyclable: The UK’s best-selling branded groceries come in packaging of which almost two-thirds is not fully recyclable. New research by the product review platform Which? shows, that looked across ten top-selling categories of food and drink consisting of 89 popular branded groceries and found only 34% had…
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Over 200K homes set to drop into fuel poverty

Over 200K homes set to drop into fuel poverty: As the economy tumbles amid the coronavirus pandemic and lock down over 200,000 households are set to fall into fuel poverty. The End Fuel Poverty Coalition makes the suggestion, which warns during colder weather, a second wave of the virus arriving could be “catastrophic for individuals…
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