Wedding suppliers see 720% sales increase as lockdown plan announced

Couples have been warned they’ll face competition for Autumn dates as wedding suppliers report a 720% increase in sales as bride-to-be’s rush to book their weddings following Boris Johnson’s announcement.  The Prime Minister announced yesterday weddings with a maximum of six will take place from March 8, increasing to 15 ‘no earlier than April 12’ … Read more

Suppliers report 720% increase in sales as brides-to-be rush to plan their weddings

Couples have been warned they’ll face competition for Autumn dates as wedding suppliers report a 720% increase in sales as bride-to-be’s rush to book their weddings following Boris Johnson’s announcement.  The Prime Minister announced yesterday weddings with a maximum of six will take place from March 8, increasing to 15 ‘no earlier than April 12’ … Read more

Big energy suppliers to hike prices £96 a year in line with price cap rise

Electric shock! Five big energy firms hike prices by £96 a year from April in line with energy cap rise, hitting millions of default tariff customers EDF, Eon, Npower and Scottish Power have all increased their prices  The rise is by an average of £96 a year for default tariff customers  The hike has been … Read more

Challenger suppliers trump the Big Six again in satisfaction survey

Small energy supplier Outfox the Market has claimed the top spot in Which?’s annual customer satisfaction survey, rising from a lowly 19th position last year. The provider, which frequently offers some of the cheapest deals on the market but but has not always been renowned for its customer service, received an impressive customer score of … Read more

Boohoo director says none of the firm’s suppliers are linked to Uighur Muslim labour camp region

A director at Boohoo has said the clothing brand was ‘shocked,’ by reports of Uighur Muslims being forced to work in Chinese labour camps but claimed none of the firm’s suppliers have links to the Xinjiang region as he faced a grilling from MPs. Andrew Reaney, group director of responsible sourcing, faced a committee of … Read more

Energy bills to soar for households whose suppliers go bust

Experts warn households could be forced onto more expensive energy tariff with new supplier by the end year 5 suppliers have gone bust in the last 12 months  Those with one are moved to another supplier by the regulator when this occurs  But tariffs can often be more expensive By Laura Shannon, Financial Mail on … Read more

Energy bills to soar as string of suppliers go bust

Experts warn households could be forced onto more expensive energy tariff with new supplier by the end year By Laura Shannon, Financial Mail on Sunday Published: 21:52 BST, 17 October 2020 | Updated: 21:52 BST, 17 October 2020 Hundreds of thousands of households could be forced to move to a more expensive energy tariff with … Read more

Energy suppliers can claim ‘green’ credentials by paying just 93p a year per customer

Energy suppliers can claim to offer environmentally-friendly green tariffs by paying as little as 93p per customer per year to renewable power plants, it has emerged. Companies which supply electricity to Britons buy green energy certificates cheaply from wind farms and hydroelectric power stations.  They then have the right to call their tariffs ‘renewable’, even … Read more

Less than half of switching customers properly refunded by energy suppliers

The energy regulator put new rules in place earlier this year to help households get any credit back from their old supplier if they switch – but these rules aren’t working, new research has revealed. Customers have been left waiting for months to get their money back, according to data from Which?, with just six … Read more

Aerospace bosses in £1bn fund to prop up suppliers

Top aerospace companies plotting £1bn bailout fund to help suppliers stricken by coronavirus crisis By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 21:50 BST, 9 August 2020 | Updated: 21:50 BST, 9 August 2020 Top aerospace companies are plotting a £1billion bailout fund to help suppliers stricken by the virus crisis.  The fund would help … Read more