Tag: customers

Sort: Date | Title | Views | | Random Sort Ascending
View:

Omni Energy switched unprofitable customers without express consent

40 Views0 Comments

A struggling household energy supplier switched thousands of unprofitable customers to rival companies without their express consent, in an apparent bid to avoid financial collapse. Omni Energy wrote to customers earl...

Utilities cut power to US customers while taking huge Covid tax credits

45 Views0 Comments

When the pandemic hit in early 2020 and music studios around Detroit closed, Oliver Owens, a producer and entrepreneur, saw his income dwindle and bills grow. By late April, the single father of three faced $243 in el...

Petrol shortage: customers still panic-buying, says fuel retail boss

55 Views0 Comments

Customers are still panic-buying petrol across the country with filling stations emptied within hours, the chair of the Petrol Retailers Association has said, as a Conservative MP urged the army to start deliveries to...

Octopus to take on failed Avro Energy’s 580,000 stranded customers

32 Views0 Comments

Octopus Energy is taking on 580,000 customers left stranded when Avro Energy ceased trading last week, and is at the centre of speculation that it could bid for another player, Bulb Energy. As the UK gas crisis contin...

Groupon customers could be due cash refunds after UK watchdog warning

65 Views0 Comments

Customers of the deals website Groupon who were told by the firm they had to accept a credit note could be due cash refunds after the UK’s competition watchdog ordered the company to improve the way it treats users or...

Simply Energy hit with $2.5m fine after sales contractors allegedly impersonated customers in scam

176 Views0 Comments

An Australian energy company has been fined $2.5m after two external door-to-door sales agents allegedly used false names and made-up accents to switch customers to new contracts without their consent. The Victorian e...

Rude customers are a drag – but can we small business owners do more?

94 Views0 Comments

We’ve been reading about the airline industry’s troubles with unruly passengers. Most of these problems are due to frustrations with wearing masks. But unfortunately, it’s not just the airlines that are experiencing r...

Meatless Farm gives customers chance to put money where their mouth is

72 Views0 Comments

Plant-based burger and sausage maker Meatless Farm is giving its customers the chance to put their money where their mouth is and invest in the fast-growing company, which hopes to follow in the footsteps of runaway “...

Nationwide customers given chance to win up to £100,000 in monthly draw

96 Views0 Comments

Nationwide building society is giving its members a one in 1,750 chance of winning a cash prize of up to £100,000 each month in a draw which it said demonstrated “the benefits of mutuality”. The UK’s largest building ...

Customers flock to UK pubs and restaurants as indoor dining resumes

61 Views0 Comments

A rush to drink and eat out at British pubs and restaurants has led to a surge in spending since coronavirus rules were relaxed further on Monday, allowing indoor dining for the first time in months. According to data...

Football Index: how ‘stock market’ ended up costing customers millions

124 Views0 Comments

“I know of people who have had to tell their partner they don’t have the deposit for their house move,” says David, who is helping to coordinate a support group for customers with money trapped in the failed betting p...

Virgin Money to help customers avoid ‘poverty premium’ on energy bills

111 Views0 Comments

A scheme to help low-income households avoid paying too much for their energy bills is being launched by Virgin Money, which has said it wants to ensure none of its customers are paying a “poverty premium” within 10 y...

Football Index: customers’ money trapped after platform is suspended

98 Views0 Comments

Football Index, the self-styled “football stock market”, appeared to be heading into administration on Thursday evening, five days after a massive crash on its market that left its customers with tens of millions of p...

Football Index customers furious as terms alterations spark market crash

85 Views0 Comments

Thousands of customers with money trapped in Football Index, the self-styled “stock market of football”, have reacted with fury to significant changes to the site’s terms and conditions, which prompted the latest in a...

« PrevNext »