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British Gas profits up 23%

Centrica said profits at its British Gas Residential arm rose 23% to £345 million in the six months to June 30.

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uSwitch: 'British Gas should lead the way in cutting customers a fair deal'

Anne Robinson from consumer website uSwitch has said that British Gas should be asked why they do not reduce prices when wholesale prices drop.

She added that it was time that, "British Gas as the largest of out energy companies showed the way and cut their own customers a good deal.

"My advice to consumers is to shop around. There aren't enough of us doing it, it's only when we engage in the market that companies will start treating us fairly."

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