Helen Nugent

Energy hikes, tax bills and a surge in pub revenues thanks to Euro 2016

A levy could be added to bills to ensure that consumers do not lose out if their energy supplier goes bust under proposals put forward by Ofgem.

With more than 40 firms now offering gas and electricity deals, the energy watchdog has warned of the danger of one becoming insolvent. At present anyone who is in credit with their energy supplier could lose out.

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