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Press Release – Ending the Energy Postcode Lottery

Postcode lottery in energy revealed – £139 difference between regions even when a household is using the same amount of energy, on the same tariff with the same supplier Network companies who are responsible for the postcode lottery make £7.5 billion in profits each year New report by The Big Deal proposes using just a  … Read more

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Press Release: “This price cap is hugely welcome. Big Six companies have been overcharging their most loyal customers for years and years.”

In response to the Government publishing a bill for an energy price cap today, Will Hodson, co-founder of collective switching organisation the Big Deal – the only switching site pro the cap – said: “This price cap is hugely welcome. Big Six companies have been overcharging their most loyal customers for years and years. The  … Read more

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Press release: “Price cap good news for families but Theresa May must now deliver.”

The Big Deal – “Theresa May backing a price cap is good news for exploited families but she must now deliver. She’s said this before and then backtracked.” Today (4th October 2017) Theresa May set out plans to introduce a price cap on energy bills for all households. The Conservative Party manifesto also set out  … Read more

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Press Release -“Not all price comparison sites are acting in consumers’ best interests

The Big Deal: “CMA investigation is further evidence that not all price comparison sites are acting in consumers’ best interests. CMA must say which site they are investigating.” “Now people have to compare comparison sites.” Today (26 September 2017) the CMA has published an examination of price comparison sites which found that “improvements are needed”  … Read more

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Press release – New data: 8 million households on the Big Six’s worst deal for more than 3 years and being overcharged by £1,000

The Big Deal: “It’s an utter disgrace that a third of all households have been exploited by the Big Six for more than 3 years.” New data from energy regulator Ofgem shows for the first time how many people have been on the Big Six’s worst deals for more than 3 years. 8 million people  … Read more

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