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About your Electricity Supply
About your Electricity Supply
Twenty years ago we had no choice, we all had to buy our electricity from the company that sold it in our area, but after denationalisation, privatisation and…...
About your Gas Supply
About your Gas Supply
British Gas was denationalised in the 1980s and then deregulated in the 1990s to allow competitors to enter the field in the hope that competition would drive down…...
Comparing and Switching
Comparing and Switching
An overview of the reasons for comparing different utility companies against each other and how to start going about it....
Different Payment Methods
Different Payment Methods
There's a bewildering number of ways that you can settle your utility bills but we go through them one by one to demystify them and help you choose which to use....
Domestic Water and Sewage Services
Domestic Water and Sewage Services
Water privatisation was deeply unpopular when it happened in the United Kingdom in 1989 and it did not introduce the element of competition that had at least led to…...
Ethical Utility Providers
Ethical Utility Providers
What is ethical utility provision, and how does it affect you, both in your choices and your bills?...
Questionnaire: Storage Heaters or Central Heating?
Questionnaire: Storage Heaters or Central Heating?
We outline the difference between traditional plumbed central heating systems and electric storage radiators taking you through a simple questionnaire which helps you…...
What Happens if You Can't Pay Your Bill?
What Happens if You Can't Pay Your Bill?
Being unable to pay for services can be a harrowing experience for people but if they look ahead and plan with the help of their utility companies then there's a good…...
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