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Consumer Scotland set to strengthen consumer rights

The Consumer Scotland Bill sets out to strengthen the provision of essential services and consumer rights in Scotland.

Read more | Dec 31, 2019

British Gas appointed to take on Breeze Energy customers

Ofgem has appointed British Gas to take on supplying Breeze Energy’s 18,000 domestic customers.

Read more | Last updated Dec 23, 2019

Money Saving Expert report calls for faster access to redress

Money Saving Expert has published a report which calls for ‘a radical change to an outdated and archaic rule’, which sees consumers waiting eight weeks before they can escalate a complaint to an ombudsman.

Read more | Nov 06, 2019

5 terrifying ways you might be losing money this Halloween

With Halloween upon us once again, it’s time to break out the pumpkins, scary costumes and sweets for trick or treating. However, much like ghosts during winter your bills can start to creep up on you and give you a scare. So, in the spirit of the spooky season, let’s take a look at how we can help bring your bills down this winter.

Read more | Oct 31, 2019

Solarplicity collapse: advice for customers and update on complaints (UPDATED)

It was announced on Tuesday 13 August 2019 that Solarplicity Supply Limited had ceased to trade.

Read more | Last updated Oct 30, 2019

Toto Energy collapses: advice for affected customers

Below is a copy of a communication that we sent on Thursday 24 October to customers who had a complaint about Toto Energy open with us at the time of the company's collapse the previous day.

Read more | Last updated Oct 24, 2019

Eversmart Energy: advice for affected customers (UPDATED)

It was announced on Friday 6 September 2019 that Eversmart Energy had ceased trading.

Read more | Last updated Sep 13, 2019

Eversmart Energy: media statement

Matthew Vickers, chief executive at the Energy Ombudsman, responds to the news that Eversmart Energy has ceased trading.

Read more | Sep 06, 2019

Statement on the collapse of Solarplicity Supply Ltd

Ofgem has today announced that Solarplicity Supply Limited, an energy supplier with around 7,500 domestic customers and fewer than 500 business customers, has ceased to trade.

Read more | Aug 13, 2019

Solarplicity update [Aug 09, 2019]

Ombudsman Services has today (Friday August 9) been informed that Solarplicity customers (this could be some, few or all customers) may have had a payment or even a double payment taken.

Read more | Aug 09, 2019