Profits up 11 per cent but British Gas plans another price increase… as bosses line up a 10million windfall Company profits for 2012 soared to 606million But price rises for 12million customers could come as early as next winter have soared by 11 per cent on the previous year to 606million.
E.on customers facing 100 rise in energy bills as company becomes last of the 'big six' to raise tariffs German-owned supplier will put gas and electricity prices up on January 18 Families on dual fuel contract will pay an extra 103 on average annual bill | UPDATED: 23:41 GMT, 10 December 2012 Millions of E.on customers face an increase of more than 100 a year in energy bills after it announced a rise in tariffs. The company, which will put up prices from January 18, is the last of the ‘big six’ suppliers to hit customers with an increase. E.on blamed higher wholesale prices, coupled with the cost of cutting the nation’s carbon emissions through a shift to green energy
Banks' overdraft rates hit record level of nearly 20% crippling thousands of customers Average overdraft rate nearly 40 times higher than base rate at 0.5%Banks stinging mortgage customers with average standard rate of 4.32% | UPDATED: 10:35 GMT, 30 November 2012 Banks are being crippled by the highest ever bank overdraft rates. The Bank of England revealed yesterday that the average overdraft rate has reached a record of 19.65 per cent, which is nearly 40 times higher than the base rate, currently at an historic low of 0.5 per cent