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Northumbrian Water Bills Could Drop Next Year

It has been revealed that some customers of Northumbrian Water could see their bills be reduced in the last five years of the decade. The news comes as part of the draft determinations which were published by Ofwat at the end of May. Ofwat is the regulator

Scottish Water Issues Summer Warnings For Water Play

Scottish Water has issued warnings to its customers in Moray to take care when playing or spending time near water this summer. As the weather grows warmer and school holidays begin, many of Scotland’s residents will be flocking towards open waters like rivers, canals, lochs, lakes and streams

Wessex Water Grants Are Available

Wessex Water is the regional water and sewerage treatment company serving the majority of the South West of England such as Somerset, Dorset and Bristol. There has now been good news for community groups in these areas as grants of up to £10,000 are available as part

Npower Comes Top Of Complaints Table Yet Again

he complaints directed towards the utility company Npower do not seem to be going away. The energy giant which makes up part of the United Kingdom’s Big Six has once again topped the table for most complaints. In the first three months of 2014, it has received

Southern Electric Promise £13.5 Investment In Network

esidents in Dorset have been experiencing power cuts over recent months. However, Southern Electric are promising to put an end to them by investing in a more robust network. The company says it is going to spend £90 million overall in 2014 to make its network in

Anglian Water Promotes Mental Health Awareness

Anglian water has launched a new campaign to increase awareness of mental health conditions in the workplace, it was announced. The campaign is setting out to teach its 4000 employees how to spot the signs that a colleague or family member may be suffering from a mental

Npower To Fix Billing Problem After Radio Complaints

adio 5 Live recently listened to complaints from many Npower customers about the methods the energy supplier was using to chase former customers for payments. Many said that they had been sent demands for enormous sums of money more than 12 months after switching their supplier and

South West Water Sees 10.8% Profit Rise

South West Water has reported a 10.8% rise in profits in its latest financial results revealed to the London Stock Exchange last week. Reaching a record £162.5 million in year-on-year pre-tax profits, the company has been able to up its operating profits by 5.7% to £277 million.

Scottish Gas Director Backs Apprenticeship Schemes

he managing director of Scottish Gas has said that he is proud of his company’s record regarding apprenticeships. Kevin Roxbugh, who has been working with the company for more than 30 years, is also urging small businesses to follow their lead and take on more young apprentices.

Southern Water Is Accused Of ‘Dodging Responsibility’

esidents of Tonbridge, Kent along with their Local Conservative MP, Sir John Stanley, have implicated that Southern Water are “dodging responsibility” and not offering any compensation for customers who suffered with problems from sewage during the flooding last Christmas. In the immediate aftermath of the flooding, Sir John wrote