Energy giant SSE has admitted there is “some uncertainty” that its merger with rival npower will go ahead after the pair delayed the tie-up due to the incoming cap on default tariff prices.
Shares in energy giant SSE have taken a hit amid fears its merger with rival npower has been left “in a shambles” after being delayed due to the incoming cap on default tariff prices.
The deal to merge Npower and SSE’s retail operations has been given the all-clear by the competition watchdog, paving the way for the tie-up of two of Britain’s biggest energy suppliers.
Energy giant SSE has warned half-year profits will tumble 50% after suffering the effects of higher gas prices and dry, still and warm weather.
The deal to merge Npower and SSE’s retail operations has been given the provisional green light after the competition watchdog said there is “plenty of choice” in the UK market.
ScottishPower is raising the cost of its standard variable gas and electricity tariff by 3.7%, piling further pressure on squeezed households.
The energy regulator has increased its price cap on variable tariffs due to rising wholesale prices.
Dundee Foodbank has been forced to withdraw fuel vouchers after a full year’s supply was issued to those in need in just four months.
A Dundee mum has made a plea to the public to catch the “scum” who stole her young son’s bike — leaving him in tears.
Dundee Foodbank says it needs four extra volunteers to work at its main centre every day — after a surge of clients taking advantage of a new fuel voucher scheme.