Hive remote heating app still not working, say furious users

After we revealed serious flaws in British Gas’s remote heating app…Hive is still not working, say furious users By Laura Shannon, Financial Mail on Sunday Published: 21:52 GMT, 16 January 2021 | Updated: 21:52 GMT, 16 January 2021 Hundreds of customers of smart thermostat provider Hive are demanding their money back after experiencing problems using … Read more Hive remote heating app still not working, say furious users

Worried about energy bills? Time to switch supplier

Rising energy costs are major financial worry for most households, but many have never switched supplier to save By Laura Shannon, Financial Mail on Sunday Published: 21:50 GMT, 16 January 2021 | Updated: 21:50 GMT, 16 January 2021 Rising energy costs are a major financial worry for most households, but many have never switched supplier … Read more Worried about energy bills? Time to switch supplier

How to leave your finances in order after you’ve gone

Death is cruel, but pain felt by relatives made worse when scant details are left about how to manage an individual’s legacy – so leave your finances in order By Laura Shannon, Financial Mail on Sunday Published: 21:50 GMT, 16 January 2021 | Updated: 21:50 GMT, 16 January 2021 Death is undeniably cruel, but the … Read more How to leave your finances in order after you’ve gone

UK customers of TV streaming services will no longer be able to watch live sport when in the EU

Amazon Prime, BT and Sky UK customers no longer able to watch live sport with the services when in the EU, including Premier League football Sky, Amazon Prime and BT Sport customers will miss out when in Europe  Now the UK has left the EU, consumers can no longer watch live sport overseas  Users will … Read more UK customers of TV streaming services will no longer be able to watch live sport when in the EU

How telecom firms are helping their customers this lockdown 

With the UK now well into its third national lockdown, many are still working from home while parents are back to home schooling children. Technology is essential to help keep households working, learning and entertained.  However, it is still an uncertain time for millions with households around the country struggling financially. Some internet firms are … Read more How telecom firms are helping their customers this lockdown 

Hiro to reduce insurance costs for those with smart technology

A new home insurer which is set to launch soon is promising to reward its customers for using smart home technology. Hiro, which is currently taking pre-registrations and boldly claims it will be ‘the most technologically advanced insurer on the planet.’ It says the main difference between itself and other insurers is that customers who … Read more Hiro to reduce insurance costs for those with smart technology

Six tools to track your own personal carbon footpring

In recent years, the drive for people to become greener and reduce their carbon footprint has become a hot topic.   Whilst the Government is working on schemes to help ensure we are all more environmentally friendly, there is much we can do as individuals to cut our emissions. However, some may struggle with knowing whether … Read more Six tools to track your own personal carbon footpring

Why is my power firm allowed to hold on to £830 of MY money?

Why is my power firm allowed to hold on to £830 of MY money?: Customers who have overpaid huge sums to energy suppliers being held to ransom By Laura Shannon, Financial Mail on Sunday Published: 21:52 GMT, 9 January 2021 | Updated: 22:00 GMT, 9 January 2021 Customers who have overpaid huge sums to energy … Read more Why is my power firm allowed to hold on to £830 of MY money?

Insurance giant ReAssure’s transfers end in chaos

Insurance giant ReAssure fails to do exactly that as transfers end in chaos By Colin Nicholson, Financial Mail On Sunday Published: 21:50 GMT, 9 January 2021 | Updated: 21:50 GMT, 9 January 2021 Insurance giant ReAssure has apologised for the administrative chaos endured by Legal & General customers after it took over L&G’s insurance-based savings, … Read more Insurance giant ReAssure’s transfers end in chaos