Centrica’s profits may not be the only casualty of the energy price cap | Patrick Collinson

If price cap becomes the target, rather than the ceiling, it will be customers who payIs the energy price cap working? Iain Conn, the chief executive of the British Gas owner, Centrica, has 300m reasons why he thinks it has failed, as it has lopped tha…

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British Gas owner loses 742,000 customers and issues price cap warning

Centrica says it will take £300m hit on cap on energy bills and lowers 2019 cashflow outlook British Gas owner, Centrica, lost around three-quarters of a million customers last year and warned it will take a £300m hit from the government’s price cap on…

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The trade war with China is top strand in the White House soap | Larry Elliott

Donald Trump may be a ham actor but he’s got the whole world on tenterhooks nowArt is supposed to hold a mirror up to society but in the case of Donald Trump the opposite is the case. Current events in the White House increasingly mirror the soap opera…

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Water bills to rise by 2% with £8bn investment planned for this year

Households in England and Wales will pay an average of £8 more a yearThe water and sewerage bills in England and Wales are to rise by 2% from April, adding £8 to the average annual cost for each household.The increase was confirmed by the industry body…

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