Energy Supplier to be the sixth in the UK that goes bust

Sixth UK energy supplier goes bust

Extra Energy has become the sixth small energy supplier to go out of business in the UK in the last year. It had 108,000 domestic and 21,000 business customers. The firm blamed the government’s recently introduced energy price cap for ‘making the market unviable’. We have tried Chief executive Nick Read said: “We have tried …

Refunds for tens of thousands – £5,000 windfall for disabled

£5,000 refunds for tens of thousands of disabled

Tens of thousands of disabled people across the UK are to get a £5,000 windfall after the government owned up to making mistakes with the way their benefits were calculated. The Department for Work & Pensions (DWP) has admitted that ‘shoddy administration’ meant that more than 180,000 people did not get the benefits they were …