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Energy prices: Firmus Energy to cut some gas prices by 12%

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Domestic customers will see a £63 reduction in their annual bill Gas supplier Firmus Energy has announced a 12.48% reduction in tariffs for its customers outside Belfast from October. It is the second price cut this year for 50,000 consumers in the “Ten Towns” area. The Utility Regulator has welcomed the reduction. Firmus Energy… Read more →

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British Gas workers told to sign new contracts or risk jobs

Image copyright Getty Images British Gas-owner Centrica has told thousands of staff to accept new working conditions, including no overtime pay, or risk their jobs. The firm said if employees don’t sign the contract, there will be a fresh wave of redundancies, although it insists that is a “last resort”. Centrica has already outlined 5,000 job cuts as customer numbers… Read more →

British Gas owner plans to launch cheaper energy rival

Image copyright Broitish Gas x The UK’s biggest household energy supplier, British Gas, will soon face competition from a new, cheaper supplier from its own stable. Parent Centrica has been trialling a digital-only “challenger” brand under the name British Gas X amid the highly competitive world of energy supply. The company has been shedding customers and this month said it… Read more →