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Back in April, at the height of lockdown, we notified consumers and microbusinesses wanting to log an energy or communications complaint with us that we were making some temporary changes to our processes. We now provide a further update on the changes and adaptations we have made in response to Coronavirus.
Read more | Jul 01, 2020
Regulator Ofgem has today (Wednesday 8 April) published a blog post and open letters to energy suppliers and networks, setting out its expectations of the industry during the disruption caused by Covid-19.
The letters set out what is “high priority and must be delivered” by businesses.
Read more | Apr 08, 2020
We hope as you read this, you are safe and well. We’re here to support and to do our bit as we face into unprecedented times with different challenges emerging for customers, for suppliers, the government and for us too.
Read more | Last updated Apr 06, 2020
The UK’s major telecoms providers have agreed a set of important commitments to support and protect vulnerable consumers and those who may become vulnerable due to circumstances arising from Covid-19, the government has announced.
Read more | Last updated Mar 30, 2020
New emergency measures with the energy industry have been agreed by the government to protect the domestic energy supply of those most in need during the disruption caused by COVID-19.
Read more | Mar 19, 2020
Our latest statement regarding the business impacts of Coronavirus.
Read more | Mar 16, 2020
Phone, broadband and pay-TV customers must be warned when their current contract is ending, and what they could save by signing up to a new deal, under new rules coming into force tomorrow (Saturday 15 February 2020).
Read more | Last updated Feb 14, 2020
The energy regulator has today (Wednesday 12 February 2020) announced that customers will receive an automatic £30 payment from energy suppliers if they experience delays or mistakes when switching.
Read more | Last updated Feb 12, 2020
More than 20,000 homes reportedly spent last night (Sunday 9 February 2020) without power as the UK continued to reel from Storm Ciara.
Read more | Last updated Feb 10, 2020