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The energy regulator has abandoned the development of a central database of disengaged energy customers, preferring to tackle inertia in the market in other ways.

Four energy suppliers have missed deadlines for payments into a government scheme to support green energy and could lose their licences if they don’t clear their debts, energy regulator Ofgem has said.

The UK moved closer to phasing coal from its energy system, as EDF switched off Cottam Power Station in Nottinghamshire after more than 50 years of operation.

Hundreds of thousands of people were mis-sold loans by the payday lender Wonga, but will only receive a small fraction of the compensation they are entitled to.

Nearly a third (30%) of the disengaged energy customers who participated in Ofgem’s new collective switching trial adopted a new tariff and saved on their bills.

Some energy suppliers in the UK have been accused of selling ‘green tariffs’ to customers, despite none of their energy coming from renewable sources.

The amount of money stolen through bank transfer scams increased by 40% during the first half of this year, according to new official data.

French energy giant EDF has revealed that its nuclear power plant project in Somerset is now set to come it at around £2.9bn over budget.

The Charity Commission has expressed disapproval over Ucas’ (Universities and Colleges Admission Service) involvement in marketing private personal loans to students.

Telecoms regulator Ofcom has launched a probe into the UK’s largest mobile network, after a May outage possibly breached the Communications Act 2003.