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British sports fans can now watch top matches without signing up to lengthy contracts as BT Sport has launched a monthly pass.

Challenger energy supplier Igloo has received a £20 million investment from Japan’s Osaka Gas, which will be used to develop its innovative home services arm.

Challenger Ovo will become the UK’s second largest energy supplier, after the Competitions and Markets Authority has given the green light to its takeover of SSE’s retail arm.

More than one in three constituencies in the UK currently struggle with slow broadband speeds or poor 4G services, according to Which?.

Most British Gas customers with pre-payment meters will see their minimum top ups rise from £1 to £5 on 1 January, as the supplier switches payment service.

Only one in five energy customers knows about the energy price cap which limits the amount they can be charged on standard variable or default tariffs.

Shell Energy Broadband are offering new customers £47.98 bill credit when they sign up to their Superfast Fibre broadband deal.

Insurance firm Lloyd’s of London is becoming one of the ‘last resorts’ for fossil fuel generators as others worldwide are refusing to cover coal projects.

While overall customer satisfaction with energy suppliers is fairly high, customers have the most grievances about pricing and the cost of their energy (31% of complaints) and about faulty bills (28%).

Energy customers who pay on receipt of a quarterly bill pay face energy bills £87 higher, on average, than those who pay monthly via direct debit.