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Understanding

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News

Text to Switch mobile rules will save Brits £325m a year

Mobile users will be able to change network with a single text from 1 July.

Is your energy bill going up by £218 this weekend?

Hundreds of thousands of British households will see their energy bills shoot up...

Consumer Panel research makes case for automatic upgrades

The Financial Services Consumer Panel has asked the Financial Conduct Authority ...

Southern Water customers to each get £61 rebate following ‘shocking’ failings

Southern Water is to pay a record £126m in fines and rebates to customers follo...

Which are the best and worst energy suppliers for customer service?

Too many energy firms are struggling to deliver good customer service, according...

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Mobile giant EE has been fined £100,000 for sending direct marketing text messa...

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